Torstenson Scholars Travel to Tanna Island, Vanuatu

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Torstenson Community Scholars and sociology majors, Briana Mitchell and Britta Andress, are spending this week on the island of Tanna. They are traveling with Professor Pippert and incoming member of the Board of Regents, Mark Johnson ’75. While on the island, they have been meeting with local residents and Peace Corp volunteers in an attempt to better understand the opportunities and challenges of life in a remote area with little access to power and clean water.