Sarah Mehaffey, from the University of Michigan, came to NIRMAN as part of a month-long music course along with twelve other music students. Each had individual voice or instrumental lessons with a guru, a music appreciation course, and some also took a music education course.
Emily Nguyen, student of Lewis and Clark college. L&C has a biennial semester in India program, of which students spend three weeks at NIRMAN.
Courtney Wise, ’15, from Kalamazoo College, who spent the Monsoon semester 2013 at NIRMAN.
Miranda Benson and Hillary Patin, who met at NIRMAN during the L&C fall semester program 2011, won a Davis Projects for Peace Award to return to Varanasi and do a project on Women’s Dance and Self-Defense for Peace & Empowerment.