Working for Smiles

Biochemistry major Komal Khokhar could have interned at a hospital or clinic close to home. Instead, she trekked to the Andes Mountains to provide dental care and education in a remote Peruvian village with little access to potable water or electricity.

“Working in this village was completely eye-opening,” said Khokhar ’22 of her time working in a village in Cusco, Peru, with the Dental Outreach Program run by Volunteers Around the World (VAW). There, in a temporary medical clinic set up in a church – Khokhar worked alongside dental professionals from 7 a.m.-5 p.m., shadowing 25-28 appointments a day, Monday through Friday.

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Get Ahead This January

Registration for January Session, which runs January 2-23, 2019, opens Sunday, October 7. This is an opportunity for students to earn up to four...

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After spending close to a month in Italy and Greece, Hofstra’s European Odyssey – a 10-week study abroad program through Europe and surrounding...

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Hofstra University will host the “Shoot 4 Change New York: Shoot Local, Change Global” inaugural conference on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 8:30 am-6 pm...

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Hofstra’s European Odyssey – a 10-week study abroad program through Europe and surrounding regions, departed New York on February 23 with 10 students...

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Summer Sessions at Hofstra offer several opportunities for students to stay on track or get ahead.

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Hofstra in Japan, a study abroad opportunity directed by Dr. Takashi Kanatsu, allowed students to take courses in culture, politics, government...

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