Views in Talloires

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Talloires Symposium 2015 June 5 - 7



 
This year, our speakers will be presenting challenging and timely material on the theme: The Global Economy: Markets, Prospects and Structural Challenges.

Congratulations to the Trinity Voluntary Tuition Programme who have been awarded an Honorable Mention by the MacJannet Prize selection committee.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The MacJannet Foundation Encourages University Student Civic Engagement


WENKE THOMAN STERNS
Remarks delivered by Wenke Thoman Sterns to the Talloires Network conference prior to presenting the MacJannet Prize winners in Cape Town, South Africa, December 2014.

2015 MacJannet Prize recognizes outstanding student outreach program at Univ of Sciences and Technology - Pakistan


 
The NCSC Education for Empowerment program was established in 2007 at the National University of Sciences and Technology. The program focuses on community education needs and empowering the community by

Monday, May 11, 2015

How I learned of the MacJannet realm. Margaret Mathieu (Fletcher School 1983)

The MacJannet's sponsored me as an exchange student from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in Boston to the Graduate School of International Relations in Geneva. It was 1983, and

Monday, May 4, 2015

Chance meeting in Geneva

By, Wenke Thoman Sterns, MacJannet Fellow 1968
Dear Friends,

I want to tell you about a wonderful and stirring event that occurred on Monday evening in Geneva after we left Talloires.

A chance encounter at a lodge in Costa Rica and the Camp summer of 1948


By Robert Schmalz, MacJannet Camp Counselor in 1948. 
Two items which may be of interest:  At the time Donald came to Tufts, my mother was serving on the Board of Trustees.  Consequently the family had relatively frequent contact with Donald and Charlotte.  I studied French at

Chess, whales and Thoreau , From Talloires to Boston, for a memorable month


Editor’s note Dan Rottenberg: With funding from the MacJannet Foun­dation, each year Les Amis du Prieuré de Talloires provides scholarships to students living around Lake Annecy to spend four weeks attending the English summer program at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. One of the four students chosen last summer, Leo Dancette, who is 19, lives in Annemasse, near Geneva, and attends a highly selective post-baccalaure­ate course at Lycée Berthollet in Annecy. His written account follows.


Friday, May 1, 2015

Jerri Husch meeting Charlotte MacJannet

Jerri Husch - tea with Charlotte MacJannet
I met Mrs. MacJannet when I was a professor of Sociology at Tufts and taught "International Drug Policy" at Talloires. I would walk up to her cottage and we would talk about the power of nature and the healing plants

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Learning is a life-long joyous adventure

The MacJannets made learning a joyous adventure by modeling that excitement - taking their students to locations of astonishing beauty in order to  awaken aesthetic awareness and to historic sites that open curiosity.