Stories

School of Health Sciences and Human Performance



Karen Piegorsch ’80 introduces ergonomics
to Guatemalan backstrap weavers.    

By Keith Davis

Lying immediately south of Mexico, Guatemala is distinguished...

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Active Voice     By Gary Frank

Don’t ask Natalie Hernandez-Pachon to choose a favorite activity during her four years at Ithaca College — she liked all of them.

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By Virginia Van de Wall ’12

It was wet, windy, and cold in Washington, D.C., last March, as students and faculty waited two days for a new flight to Colombia, South America. The Alternative Spring Break trip to South America and the Carib-bean islands had been designed to provide a cultural immersion experience...

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A group of students visits one of the world’s poorest countries — and comes away richer.  by Doug McInnis

There are just over 14 million people in Malawi, and 930,000 of them either have AIDS or are infected with the virus that causes it. AIDS has killed so many adults that the country now has a million orphans. As the country’s health problems have...

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Teacher Calan Gibney ’02 turns a yen for adventure into global volunteerism.  by George Sapio

“We should go somewhere,” said Calan Gibney ’02 idly to her colleague.

“How about New Zealand?” her...

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