Honors Summer Institute on Diversity, Inclusion and the Holocaust

22 Honors students and two professors pictured outside of Camp Westerbork's visitor center after concluding presentations.

Honors Student, Hope Sands, travelled to the Netherlands this past summer for an intensive two and a half week long institute on Diversity, Inclusion and the Holocaust. The program focused on finding solutions to persisting problems today, but learning from examples in the past. Joined by 21 other Honors students from across the US and the Netherlands, the group travelled to places such as Camp Westerbork, Amsterdam, Den Hauge and even to Berlin, Germany and Bergen Belsen.

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“This trip was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that not only taught me about the past, but also granted me knowledge in how to approach problems in the future. I made so many new memories and friends on this trip and learned a lot about myself in the process.”
– Hope Sands