Tales from Tokyo

The University of Tokyo chose to fly one of our international students to their Inaugral Symposium to share her experience of studying abroad. But Japan had far more to share with her than she was expecting.

Arctic Appetite

At the Northernmost tip of the globe, Greenland can seem impossibly remote, even in our digitally connected society. With towering icebergs, the midnight sun of summer, and the phenomenon of the Aurora Borealis (the Northern Lights) in the winter months, it has an otherworldly beauty. (Traditional method of fish drying, Greenland. Image courtesy of Helle Kæer.)

Pausing to pose: yoga at GNH

Even in a department devoted to research and study of healthy lifestyles around the world, we sometimes forget to pause. Between hours of class, busy social lives, and internships or jobs, we always have an excuse to put off taking time for ourselves. Luckily, one of our own students is leading yoga classes in our building, and we’re all seeing the benefits of…