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Calling Cambodia home

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Sachs family

In July 2009, Roseann Sachs, chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, prepared her home in central Pennsylvania for renters and packed up her family for a year-long adventure in Cambodia where she spent her sabbatical doing research and teaching at The Royal University of Phnom Penh.

From navigating a busy city, to learning the language, to coping with a scary medical situation involving her oldest daughter, it was a year of unbelievable opportunities and challenges for this family of five.