Thousand Oaks: Reflection from Abroad

Thousand Oaks: Reflection from Abroad

By MIRANDA SEIXAS

November 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

How do you grieve when you’re in a different country, a world away from chaos? How do you mourn when you’re immersed in a foreign culture? 

Foreign Correspondents: Oxford, England through Photographs

Foreign Correspondents: Oxford, England through Photographs

By AIDAN ACOSTA

November 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Aidan Acosta '20.5 shows snapshots of his life in Oxford.

Foreign Correspondents: Amsterdam

Foreign Correspondents: Amsterdam

By ALEX COOK

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I did not realize that I would be learning every second of my time abroad.

Foreign Correspondents: Considering Kavanaugh in Chile

Foreign Correspondents: Considering Kavanaugh in Chile

By VARSHA VIJAYAKUMAR

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It is hard enough to be abroad and immersed in a completely different culture — to be around people completely unaware of something that means the world to you is crippling.

Foreign Correspondents: Mariel Edokwe in New Zealand

Foreign Correspondents: Mariel Edokwe in New Zealand

By MARIEL EDOKWE

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity has made me look at my life in a new way.

Students Talk Study Abroad During Trump Era

By BOCHU DING

October 4, 2017


Filed under News

Following a tumultuous election cycle, Trump’s divisive victory astonished the nation, and its aftershocks were felt around the world. On Oct. 2, Student panelists Shane Healy ’18, Vignesh Ramachandran ’18, Dan Adamek ’18 and Eleanor Eagan ’18 shared the unique experience of studying abroad ...

Healing through Art in Uruguay: An Intern’s Experience

Healing through Art in Uruguay: An Intern’s Experience

By Lindsay Grigg

October 14, 2015


Filed under Features

On a hot summer Tuesday in Montevideo, Uruguay, I walked down the fluorescent–lit hallways of the Hospital Pereira Rossell, past people waiting in rows of metallic seats. The constant low hum of conversation hung in the air. One could hardly imagine the scene that was about to take place — some...

Fall Study Abroad Underenrolled

By Lucy Scott

March 4, 2015


Filed under News

Last Thursday, students applying to study abroad in the 2016 Spring semester were asked to consider changing their program and go during the Fall 2015 semester through an email sent by Jeffrey Cason, Dean of International Programs and Knox Professor of International Studies and Politics.  In the email,...

Oxford Added to Schools Abroad

By Emily Singer

January 22, 2014


Filed under News

The College is expanding its network of schools abroad with the newly re-named Middlebury College - CMRS Oxford Humanities Program, in which the College will take on operations conducted by Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS) at Oxford. This is the College’s first C.V. Starr School...

On Getting Lost In Paris

By Vicky Marambio

September 25, 2013


Filed under Features

Paris is a great city to get lost in. I know, because I’m an experienced wanderer. The part of my brain that should be able to match reality with labeled squiggles on paper (a.k.a. maps) works only intermittently, and the “instinct” that tells me what metro exit to take is pretty much always wrong....

Abroad Programs Raise Concerns

By Kyle Finck

February 27, 2013


Filed under News

Mackenzie Stewart ’13 returned from a semester abroad in Valparaiso, Chile disappointed and looking for answers. Student strikes, communication issues among staff and a lackluster program director led her to try to change the program for future students. “The girls who went to Chile and I took...

Students Abroad Face Assault Risk

By Jess Berry

January 16, 2013


Filed under News

Research conducted by Associate Professor of Psychology Matthew Kimble found that female undergraduates who study abroad are significantly more likely to experience rape and other types of sexual assault than women who remain on campus. Specifically, Kimble’s study found that women abroad are over...

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