Monthly Archives: March 2012

A New Friend In Scotland

When Molly MacPherson ’12 returned to the University of St Andrews for a spring break visit, she brought along a new friend to see the sites, including the famous pier and harbor.

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Buyers and Cellars: Business Students Learn From South African Vineyards

Student Photo: Nick Hamilton, Drake University Back in Cape Town, business students headed to Warwick Estates in the famed Cape Winelands with Dr. Alysse Morton, this semester’s professor of Operations Management and Global Management. Morton, a Semester at Sea alumna … Continue reading

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Breathe In, Breathe Out

Don’t panic. It is 10 a.m. on a Monday morning. Every wide-eyed, exhausted international study abroad student has been corralled into a multipurpose room on the ground level of the Great Hall at the University of Exeter, located in Devon … Continue reading

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Bamboo, Bikes, and Business Class

In a place where bamboo is plentiful but personal transportation can be scarce, there’s a bike company creating amazing things from the local land. Semester at Sea business and marketing students took a trip to Bamboosero to see how innovative … Continue reading

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‘W&M Is A Microcosm of America’s Great Qualities’

I am very fortunate to be afforded the opportunity to pursue graduate studies at an amazing institution: The College of William & Mary. Similar to my undergraduate experience, I did not visit William & Mary prior to enrollment. While basing … Continue reading

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I Have So Much to Learn: What Romania Has Taught Me

My mentor Simona, a 35-year-old native of Romania, tells me life was better under communism. “We had jobs, food, and stability,” she says emphatically over a cup of steaming hot tea. “As long as you kept your mouth shut, you … Continue reading

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My Internship in Rome, Spring 2011

Last Spring, I spent an unforgettable semester abroad at John Cabot University in Rome. Although my courses at the university and my daily life in a foreign country allowed a certain level of immersion, I was nevertheless determined to experience … Continue reading

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Guest Post: I’ve Got the Hunger

July 13, 2011 Every night I toss and turn, and I can feel my soul yearning with a hunger I cannot presently fulfill.   It has been two months since I’ve last satisfied this longing, and the serious void that has … Continue reading

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Sweetly Off the Map

When we first arrived in Cádiz there were apparently endless things to do. For our little group of students, most of them seemed to involve beaches. La Caleta, the informal beach of old Cádiz, was by far the most popular. … Continue reading

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