They say, ‘Give a man a fish, feed him for a day; teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime’. The Urban Clinic empowers people to contribute to their communities and neighborhoods, and promote their wellbeing. That is my end goal: to harness my academic knowledge and practical experience to influence facts on the ground and forge cohesive communities.
Skyler Inman grew up Houston, TX. As an undergraduate student at Yale, she studied English language and literature, with a concentration in nonfiction creative writing. She began writing for The Globalist, a quarterly international affairs magazine run entirely by undergraduate students. During her time there, she participated in three annual reporting trips – to Vietnam, Bosnia and Serbia, and Peru. She spent her summers interning at various magazines.
Ana Benitez, born and raised in Siguatepeque, a small town in central Honduras, is the youngest of four siblings. Her parents have always been strong proponents of education and environmental preservation, saying that it’s the best inheritance they could give to their children. When it came time to select a path, Ana chose to pursue her passion, earning a degree in Environmental Sciences and Development at Zamorano University.
Ravitejas Patil hails from Bangalore, India, which is considered that country’s Silicon Valley. When deciding what to study, he decided against the mechanical and engineering fields, which he had encountered through his father’s work as an engineer. Instead, Ravitejas turned to the natural sciences, earning a bachelor’s degree from the University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad.
Unlike many North American campuses, the Hebrew University does not offer meal plans. The dormitories have shared kitchens or private kitchenettes, and it is common for students to go home for the weekend, packing shabbat leftovers for the days ahead.
A number of eateries operate within the Hebrew University campuses. These establishments are renovated and improved on an ongoing basis.
Hannah Goldstein grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. After graduating with a BSc in Communication, she decided to make aliya. She studied at a Kibbutz Ulpan for a year, then volunteered for the IDF’s Spokesperson's Unit.
The Hebrew University dormitories are located on and near the campuses in Rehovot and across Jerusalem. The eight residential complexes include 4,500 rooms, which can house 6000 students. In addition, there are around 200 units for families and couples.
In order to enable more students to excel at their studies and maximize their potential, Hebrew University Rector, Barak Medina, issued new directives for preventing student dropout.
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