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About International W&M

The Reves Center for International Studies promotes, develops, and supports the global dimensions of learning, teaching, research, and community engagement at the College of William & Mary

So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedershen, Goodbye!

The InternationalWM Blog bids you a fond farewell.  It has been a wonderful two years sharing all of your fantastic study abroad stories. To everyone who has shared their stories, a heartfelt thank you! To everyone who has taken the … Continue reading

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The Best Spring Break I’ll Ever Have

I got home last night from an 8 day trip to Istanbul, Zagreb, and Dubrovnik. I really enjoyed all three cities and while I would love to tell every hilarious story and amazing detail of the trip, I don’t have … Continue reading

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General Life Updates

I went to a Nik & Jay concert. If you don’t know who they are, check out my previous post. The bartender at Vega (a really cool concert venue in Copenhagen) actually asked us why we were at the concert … Continue reading

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Vamos a la Playa

Okay, I know that’s Spanish (and not Portuguese), but you get the point. I’M IN PORTUGAL! One of the things that sets DIS apart from other study abroad programs is the amount of vacation time. We get three full weeks … Continue reading

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Being a Bad Tourist

I was lucky enough to have my parents visit me in Copenhagen last week. We visited places I have been hearing about all semester and ate at restaurants I have walked past and never entered. Over the course of the … Continue reading

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Mason School of Business First-Year MBAs Studying the World through Global Business Juntos

In 1727, Benjamin Franklin and 12 friends convened the first Junto dedicated to mutual improvement.  Meeting once a week for over forty years, the junto formed the basis of the American Philosophical Society.  Befitting The College of William & Mary’s … Continue reading

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Gotta Get Down on Friday (in Copenhagen)

I finally bought a pair of legitimately warm boots.  I can feel my toes for the first time since arriving in Copenhagen.  I wanted to get a pair of Danish looking boots sooo I might have bought the same exact … Continue reading

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COPENHAGENIZATION!!

Tonight I attended a lecture titled “Copenhagenization.”  It was the first of five Climate Seminars that DIS holds at Studenterhuset (the student union), which is conveniently located around the corner from my house.   The speaker was Mikael Colville-Andersen, founder … Continue reading

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Settling In: Further Adventures in Copenhagen

DIS has a great option for students who want a relationship with a Danish family but don’t necessarily want to live with a host family.  They call it a “visiting family.” I have been in contact with my visiting family … Continue reading

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I Want to Ride My Bicycle

I biked in Copenhagen!!! Granted, it was only from the bike shop around the corner back to my home on Store Kannikestraede, but still I biked!  I was going very slowly and definitely had a ridiculous look on my face. … Continue reading

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