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Ronald in Nicaragua

Published: Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

While in Nicaragua, I was able to hike up volcanoes and caves, zip-line through trees, kayak in an old volcanoes crater of fresh water, hike in the rainforest and see creatures that inhabit these areas such as spider monkeys and camines (small alligators).


Michael in Mexico

Published: Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

After two years of college, it has been the best learning experience and highlight of my college career.


Ashley showing her Spartan Pride in front of the Sydney Opera House.

Published: Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

In addition to the regular classes held while in Sydney, our group supplemented field trips for classroom time on occasion. Having the opportunity to get out of the classroom and learn hands-on about the Australian government and justice system was vital to this program.

Published: Thursday, 23 Feb 2012
Author:
Department: Office for Education Abroad

To change the face of study abroad, educators need to embrace new strategies, from creating programs that appeal to underrepresented groups to emphasizing the real-world value of an overseas experience.

Emily in Antarctica

Published: Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

This year, I spent Christmas Day with 200,000 Chinstrap penguins and swimming in the below-freezing waters of Deception Island.


Andreana in the UK

Published: Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

On campus it is rather difficult to build bonds and relationships with classmates; but, spending every day with those on my study abroad program allowed me to enjoy the learning experience more than I would have on-campus.


David in the British Virgin Islands

Published: Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

That night helped me to grow as an individual and I never would have had that moment of humility if it weren’t for my study abroad.


Darrin in Antarctica

Published: Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

I am still in awe of the magnificence of southern Argentina and our quest to reach the Antarctic Circle.

Published: Sunday, 19 Feb 2012
Author:
Department: Office for Education Abroad

Ryan Fazio freely admits: "I'm a perfect example of a guy who doesn't go abroad." For starters, he dropped Spanish classes the first chance he got, after his initial semester at Northwestern University. He never picked up another language.

Miriam in Antarctica

Published: Thursday, 16 Feb 2012
Author: Michelle Meunier
Department: Office for Education Abroad

The experience itself was phenomenal, observing wildlife including penguins, whales, sea birds, and seals along with the incredible ice landscapes, and snow covered mountains were definitely a highlight of the program.

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