Category Archives: Study Abroad

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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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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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 Cádiz Summer Program

William & Mary students who have taken HISP 376-01 or HISP 376-02 will want to consider participating in the five-week Cádiz, Spain program this coming summer. Students will live in Cádiz with a host family who will not only provide all meals, but … Continue reading

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Ready. Set. Go.

After months of anticipation, fear, and excitement, the day has finally come. Today I leave for Scotland. I can honestly say that since I received my acceptance letter last spring, I have gone through more emotions than I thought possible. … Continue reading

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Inaugural UESTC Summer Program A Success

From July 15, 2012 to August 2, 2012 the Reves Center for International Studies hosted the inaugural University of Electronic Sciences and Technology of China (UESTC)/William & Mary Summer Program. 24 UESTC students and two faculty advisors traveled from Chengdu, … Continue reading

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Cape Town Summer Program Blends Dance, Movement, Service Learning

For Leah Glenn, associate professor of dance at the College of William & Mary, taking on the role of program director of the College’s summer program in Cape Town, South Africa, meant creating an experience that blended classroom instruction with … Continue reading

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Learning to Walk Again

I almost died while studying Arabic in Amman last summer.  At least that’s what it felt like.  There were three of us in the backseat of a taxi driving up a hill.  We could see the other taxi at the … Continue reading

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An Ecuadorian Adventure

I was on a bus tour in Cuenca, Ecuador and I didn’t have my camera. Frustrated with my perpetual forgetfulness, I sat on the top level of the double decker bus, irritably watching the sun nestle into the mountains peppered with … Continue reading

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Igniting the Passion

For as long as I can remember, I have been drawn to foreign languages and cultures, attributing my interest not only to my multi-ethnic family, but also, perhaps surprisingly, to my solely English-speaking upbringing.  Throughout my childhood, I had exposure … Continue reading

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