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Shovel (not quite) Ready!

Published by Amanda Beach, Duke Women's Cross Country & Track and Field
Before we departed for ACE, there were several meetings, presentations, and webinars to get us acquainted with Peru and with…
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Collaboration and Inspiration

Published by Brittany Kampfer, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
The one ACE value that stood out to me during my experience was teamwork, though other values were intricately woven…
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Meet the ACE in China 2019 Team

Published by Jordan Fong (Stanford Women’s Track and Field) and Alex Miley (Duke Men’s Cross Country & Track and Field)
Each year, ACE student-athletes vote on a theme that connects across all four program locations. This theme supports ACE’s value…
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Lessons to Last a Lifetime

Published by Blake Wilson, Stanford Men's Gymnastics
While our three weeks in South Africa have come to a close, the lessons I have learned and the memories…
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Learning Through Language

Published by Jameson Kavel (Duke Women's Softball) and Michaela Gordon (Stanford Women's Tennis)
“Molo!” This is Michaela Gordon from Stanford Women’s Tennis and Jameson Kavel from Duke Softball. We’ve had a great first week…
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A Letter to, Well, Everyone

Published by Lelia Boley, Duke Women's Rowing
Dear family, friends, teammates, classmates, Blue Devils, Cardinal (trees?), coaches, supporters, future participants, and, well, everyone else: If you're reading…
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Come Together

Published by Taylor Lallas, Stanford Women's Tennis
In the words of South African theologian and human rights advocate Desmond Tutu, “my humanity is bound up in yours,…
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Vietnamese Vacationland

Published by Jake Koffman, Stanford Men's Track and Field
This first week and a half in Vietnam has been incredible. From the moment we set down in Vietnam I…
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