As a past CASI intern, it feels so strange to be on this side of the CASI internship experience. I find myself constantly refreshing the CASI blog in hopes of being able to hang onto every word of the 2013 interns as a way to transport myself back to that transformative time last year. Yet, […]

This upcoming Wednesday, January 30th, former CASI interns and Student Programs Coordinator, Aparna Wilder, will be describing the grassroots internship opportunities offered by CASI in India and reflecting on their own personal experiences over a…

This summer, Indian food has risen to claim its place among my top three favorite cuisines. However, I must admit that Indian attitudes toward diet and exercise have been the most difficult differences in lifestyle to get used to in India. I’m def…

While growing up, there was nothing I dreaded more than visits to the eye doctor. The tears that sprung to my eyes when I learned I needed glasses at the early age of six flowed into rivers each time I received a report that my eyesight had worsen…

When Sam and I were project-less and speaking with the executive chairman of LAICO about our plans for the rest of the summer, he expressed his dream of us getting really involved in the hospital so as to get a comprehensive, on-the-ground underst…

I’m jolted awake by the unforgiving Indian ringtone that pierces through my dreamy state. Groaning, I crack open an eye. It’s 5:30am. Gentle hues of lavender and blue peek through the curtains at the head of my bed as the rooster crows over and ov…