Monthly Archives: November 2012

2013 Galway, Ireland Summer Program

The National University of Ireland, Galway is one of Ireland’s foremost centers of academic excellence, and the host institution of William & Mary’s 2013 summer program. During this month-long program students will explore a variety of different site-specific themes that … Continue reading

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My Summer with CARECEN

To be honest, I was extremely nervous the first day of my internship. I was in a new, unfamiliar place. Columbia Heights was a noisy and busy area full of traffic and people. As I navigated the streets to find … Continue reading

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The Significance of English Names

Fang Jun and Zhang Hongyu work at the William & Mary’s Confucius Institute (WMCI) and teach Chinese language classes at the university. They use their Chinese names with their Chinese colleagues at WMCI and with their students, but also have … Continue reading

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2013 Beijing, China Summer Program

The College of William & Mary’s summer program in Beijing takes place at Tsinghua University, one of China’s most prestigious educational institutions. Tsinghua is a comprehensive university with a strong emphasis in the sciences, humanities and management, as well as … Continue reading

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2013 Barbados Summer Program

The Barbados field program will train students in historical archaeological and ethnohistorical methods. Students will conduct archaeological excavations at sites such as the St. Nicholas Abbey sugar plantation, one of the oldest sugar estates in Barbados, and at the George … Continue reading

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Truffle Hunting in Umbria: Studying Food in Italy

Picking their way carefully over the uneven ground, William & Mary student Lauren Weiss and her fellow Umbra Institute students followed Matteo Bartolini – and his truffle-hunting dog, Sole – as the farmer showed the class around the woods and … Continue reading

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Small Discoveries Lead to “Grandes Impressions”

I arrived in Paris on June 21, 2012.  I will say that images of Paris do not lie, it is always raining or about to rain in this spectacular city where the sun making an appearance should be covered by … Continue reading

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2013 Athens and Nafplio Summer Program

William & Mary students looking to experience Greece, without a modern Greek language background, should consider the 2013 Summer Program in Athens and Nafplio. Students enjoy exceptional access to archeological sites, monuments, and works of art of classical antiquity in … Continue reading

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