A visit to a rural school in Mañiuco, Chile, helped build stronger self-esteem and peer relationships in children, and also resulted in a slight but impactful change to the Social Service Project from the Universidad de la Frontera (UFRO) campus.
The Melton Foundation’s ClimatePUSH Project screened three sessions of environmental films to the people of Temuco, Chile. Every session was followed by a group debate, where participants shared their impressions and insights, and as a fitting finale to the event, An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore’s Oscar-winning documentary on global warming was presented on the big screens of Aula Magna in Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO) in Temuco.
Melton Day has always been a special day in the Melton Foundation. It’s a day to come together around the world in celebration of our founder, Bill Melton’s birthday. This year, Melton Day also marked the start of an adventure of a different kind: A Postcard Adventure.
Two Melton Fellows, Karla Palma and Daniel Vera, have been selected to participate in BIARI 2014, Brown University’s International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI) initiative that brings together people from all over the world to address global issues through collaboration across academic, professional, and geographic boundaries.