Study Abroad Archives

Jul 20, 2018
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ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME

Marianna Shurina Today, PeeDee and I went on two adventures of a lifetime. After much contemplation and worrying, we both decided that the experience of going paragliding would be worth...

Jul 20, 2018
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SAY CHEESE

Sigourney Clark Day eight of the Alpine Study Abroad program started off at 9 a.m. with a 45-minute ride to Engelberg, Switzerland. While on the bus, I could not help...

Jul 20, 2018
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SMALL COUNTRY, BIG IMPRESSION

Today we woke up early to travel to the sixth smallest country in the world, Liechtenstein. At first, I was not sure what to expect from this small country. When...

Jul 20, 2018
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LESSON IN GOVERNMENT

Today we went to the University of Innsbruck, where we met with a professor and student involved with the Innsbruck Center for European Research (ICER). The organization focuses on research...

Jul 20, 2018
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CRYSTAL CLEAR

After two eye-opening experiences, seeing Castle Neuschwanstein in Germany and the Bergisel Ski Jump in Austria, I was ready for my next adventure with the COB Study Abroad Program. On...

Jul 20, 2018
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IMPRESSIONS OF INNSBRUCK

As we arrived in Innsbruck, I automatically knew I would enjoy the town. Innsbruck is a college town nestled in the Swiss Alps, smaller in size than Munich. Much like...

Jul 19, 2018
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LEAP OF FAITH

Today our group traveled to the Bergisel Ski Jump in Innsbruck, Austria. This ski jump has hosted three Winter Olympics in 1964, 1976, and 2002. As we learned about the strategies, improvisation...

Jul 19, 2018
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NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE

Today started pretty early. We had to be downstairs in the lobby of our Munich hotel by 5:45 a.m. We grabbed a breakfast box and made our way to the...

Jul 19, 2018
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HUMBLING EXPERIENCE

After a day of traveling and two days of learning about BMW in Munich at the BMW museum and how their cars are made in Regensburg at the BMW plant,...

Jul 19, 2018
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BUSINESS AT BMW

For the past two days in Munich—or, as the locals say, “München”—we have explored BMW. On the first day, we went to the BMW museum and showrooms in Munich, Germany....