Experience Study Abroad: Say “Yes” to Everything

As we begin not only a new semester but a new year, it is a common resolution to try new things and broaden our horizons. In reflecting on her recent adventures studying abroad in Tasmania, Kara Hoving provides us with a way that we might fulfill this resolution: say “yes” to everything. It may just beContinue reading “Experience Study Abroad: Say “Yes” to Everything”

Experience Study Abroad: Chronological Memory*

As we near the end of the semester, and thus the year, we wanted to share Honors Student, Amanda Allard’s, 11 month experience in France. A cultural immersion of this length allows you to really embrace the culture, and hearing her eloquent recap of her time abroad in a chronological order is enough to makeContinue reading “Experience Study Abroad: Chronological Memory*”

Experience Study Abroad: Pau, France

There’s nothing like being alone in a new country to force you to step out of your comfort zone. While navigating a new city may seem daunting at first, it forces you to be independent and self-reliant. Through this process, you can also discover a lot about yourself, and grow as both a thinker and asContinue reading “Experience Study Abroad: Pau, France”

Experience Study Abroad: I Can Hear the Bagpipes

Studying abroad is an experience unlike anything else; just ask any student who has done it. It is one of those things that can be scary and intimidating, but it is also something that you can basically only do while at college. Since hearing different people’s accounts can help give you the courage to tryContinue reading “Experience Study Abroad: I Can Hear the Bagpipes”

Experience Study Abroad: India Winterim

Just as we have been sharing with you the experiential learning journeys of students who have completed internships, we want to share with you the amazing study abroad programs that our Honors students have participated in. Here is a look at Honors student Jordan Hansen’s experience in the 2017 India Winterim program that is offeredContinue reading “Experience Study Abroad: India Winterim”

Aussie Quest: a Student Abroad in Newcastle, Australia

My Aussie Quest One-hundred-and-forty-two days. That’s how long I spent living in Newcastle, Australia. It was more than enough time but not enough. It is difficult to describe how a place came to have such an effect on me in only that time. The people, the landscapes, the weather, the food, and the experiences allContinue reading “Aussie Quest: a Student Abroad in Newcastle, Australia”

“Nothing is Constant Except Change”: an Honors Student Takes on Zhejiang University

“Nothing is Constant Except Change”: Heraclitus knew it all about China The first day I stepped in Hangzhou, four months ago, the G20 summit had completely shut down the city. A couple days after my arrival, without previous notice, policemen blocked the streets surrounding the apartment complex where a friend was hosting me. Having leftContinue reading ““Nothing is Constant Except Change”: an Honors Student Takes on Zhejiang University”