MDP Blog



"Combating Malnutrition in Sierra Leone through Aquaculture" by Joseph Stewart Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 12:59   "Although Sierra Leone’s national fish consumption per year is in-line with the global average, (17kg vs. 19.7kg), this isn’t necessarily the case in more rural, poorer areas. People in the... Read More
"Implementation of Plant-Based Menu Options in Universities," by Sandra Wiebe Monday, December 17, 2018 - 14:23 "Transforming our current food system into a sustainable food system is at the forefront for reaching climate change targets, improving water quality, improving health, and reducing the number of... Read More
"Integrating Geographic Information Systems in Sustainability Planning in Eleuthera, Bahamas" by Philana A. Jeremiah Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:46   "Low lying countries such as The Bahamas, Indonesia and Thailand are at risk of being wiped off the map due to rising sea levels and climate change. The need to protect these countries’ unique... Read More
"Haiti's Prolonged Pretrial Detentions: A Legacy of Abject Human Rights Abuses" by Deborah Dimmett Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 10:49 "Haiti has long had a history of overcrowded prisons due in part to the large number of pretrial detainees.  A report by CBS News in 2017 stated that most of Haiti’s 11,000 inmates are pretrial... Read More
"From Refugee to Restaurant Owner" by Michelle Schatz Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 14:06 MDP student Michelle Schatz completed her summer field practicum with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Tucson, working with refugee populations in Arizona.
MDP Summer Practicum Blog - Amanda Hixon Monday, July 24, 2017 - 13:31 Evaluating the World Food Program in Cambodia When trekking through some indigenous villages in Myanmar before officially beginning my practicum, I considered a question that I have been asking... Read More
MDP faculty and alumni work on greening food deserts Friday, July 14, 2017 - 15:59 MDP faculty and alumni work on greening the food deserts of Tucson, Arizona
MDP Summer Practicum Blog - Deborah Dimmett Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 13:44 Working for Human Rights and Justice in Haiti
MDP Summer Practicum Blog - Cecy Cuevas Friday, July 7, 2017 - 09:45 Confronting drought and climate change through solidarity and sustainability in Sabana Mula, Dominican Republic As the MDP program allows you to pursue your passions in development, I have devoted my... Read More
MDP Summer Practicum Blog - Amanda Monroy Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 10:38 Courage, confidence, and character: Working with Girl Scouts of the USA on Public Policy and Advocacy The great thing about the MDP program is that it allows you to pursue your passions. For me I... Read More