College of Arts & Sciences

Lauren – Tropical Island Ecology (St. John, Virgin Islands)

“Being a student athlete, I really did not think I would be able to study abroad. Pursuing a Biology degree is time consuming enough, but when you also add a D1 division sport into the mix it almost seems impossible to study abroad. I always thought it would be beneficial to study abroad because not… more »

Nia – Exchange: Hanyang University (Seoul, South Korea)

“For one, getting the chance to be immersed firsthand in a new culture allowed me to understand better the country I was so interested in for years. No longer was Korea just the land of K-pop or Dramas, on the contrary, I got the chance to interact and live amongst the everyday people and see… more »

Miriam – Race, Gender & Class in Contemporary South Africa

“In studying abroad, my goal was not to simply visit, but rather fully immerse myself in the culture, interact fully and grasp an understanding of the customs of South Africa in hopes to gain cross-cultural appreciation. I now further understand the similarities of race, gender, and class when it comes to the Black American and… more »

William – Landscapes of Memory: History, Culture, and Historic Preservation in Cuba

“Cuba is a fascinating, difficult and misunderstood place. The infrastructure in Havana and across the Cuban countryside is crumbling, but the culture and energy of the people remains so vibrant.”

Name: William Program Name: Landscapes of Memory: History, Culture, and Historic Preservation in Cuba Host Country: Cuba Study Abroad Type: Short-Term Faculty-Led Program School/College: College… more »

Gabriella – Exchange: University of Paris IV – The Sorbonne

“Since I was living on my own and had to make all new friends, I had no comfort zone in which to retreat, and was thus forced to become stronger in my interactions with others. Although the year I spent abroad presented me with many challenges, I was able to overcome all of them and… more »

Maria – Literary Dublin

“’allo, Love, where are you heading today?”

That’s how my charming Irish cabbie greeted me on my arrival to Dublin. I’ve traveled fairly extensively, and I’ve never had a cab driver shake my hand before; I’ve also never had a hotel front desk clerk hug me goodbye when I checked out. Without exception, the people… more »