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UCR Around the Globe: Madrid, Spain

Name: Kimberly Rolan Major: Sociology Area of Study: Madrid, Spain Year: Junior Host Institution: UC Center Madrid   What do I remember about my summer in Spain? I remember admiring the colossal and luminous Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela during...

UCR Around the Globe: Florence, Italy

Name: Linda On Status: Second-year Major : Pre-Business/Business Administration City: Florence, Italy Host Institution: UC Center Florence Ciao, my fellow Highlanders.   This time last year I remember applying to study abroad in Florence, Italy for the summer of 2013. To...

UCR Around the Globe: Paris, France

Carina Glasser Second Year Media and Cultural Studies Major, Spanish Minor France UC Center Paris (Language and Culture Program)   I came to France without knowing any of the language, the culture or the monuments (besides the Eiffel Tower and...

UCR Around the Globe: Paris, France

Name: Alix Conde Year:  Junior Major:  Theater City, Country: Paris, France Host Institution: UC Paris   “I can look down on Paris and know why it is called the City of Light. It sparkles with lights and flowers. In the...

UCR Around the Globe: Chiang Mai, Thailand

Marvin Gomez   Senior   Study Abroad Session: Summer 2013   Program: The Education Abroad Network; Southeast Asia: Chiang Mai, Thailand   Email; Questions About my Adventure: mgome015@ucr.edu     It took me about four years to finally work up the courage to go on...

UCR Around the Globe: St. Petersburg, Russia

Name: Victoria Sarantapoulos Status: Fourth year Major: Global Studies/Peace and Conflict Studies City: St. Petersburg, Russia Host Institution: St. Petersburg State University   Upon receiving my acceptance letter to St. Petersburg State University for summer 2013, I was overwhelmed with...

UCR Around the Globe: London, UK

Name: Kimberly Huang Major: Business Administration Area of Study: London, UK Year: Junior   Due to indecisiveness and procrastination, studying abroad seemed perpetually labeled as “saved for later” on my undergraduate bucket list. Summer was close by, and I...

UCR Around the Globe: Seoul, South Korea

Tina Kim Year: Senior Major: Entomology Host Institution: International Summer School, Yonsei University Chop! Chop! Chop! Here I am in Busan and handed an octopus that was chopped alive. It was still moving when it was given to...

UCR Around the Globe: Italy

Name: Andrew Whall Status: Senior Major: Bioengineering Country: Italy So that moment finally arrives when I’m left standing alone in LAX with that “Oh my God, what did I get myself into?” feeling. It was then that it...

UCR Around The Globe: Lyon, France

Name: Reggie Arevalo Status: Senior Major: French and Linguistics, double major City, Country: Lyon, France Host institution: University of Lyon A glimpse of the French lifestyle, culture and society would be a fair summation of what I wanted to...