All posts in category Presidential Global Scholars

Sex Trafficking in Europe: Final research paper

My time in Europe was largely defined by the subject of sex trafficking and efforts against it. After researching and planning throughout the previous semester, Karli Bryant, Austin Larrowe, Danielle Smalls, Wes Williams, and I spent a significant portion of our time in Europe investigating the issue through contacts with various organizations. We spoke with […]

Advice for Students Studying Abroad (Or Planning To)

I have several friends studying abroad next semester, and I’m equal parts jealous and excited. I’m excited because I plan to live vicariously through their adventures, and I’m excited because I know they’re all going to have the time of their lives. I’ve given a couple of them some tips – especially those participating in the […]

Leave So That You May Return

A few weeks ago, before leaving the villa in Riva San Vitale, I wrote a post about what I thought I had learned during my semester abroad. I came up with the post after looking at my list of goals for the semester that I had written back in October, and thinking about which of […]

Kronor, Kune, and Dirhams: Lessons from a semester of travel

I have had the exceptional opportunity of visiting 15 countries over the past four months, and I have become infinitely more comfortable exploring foreign cultures, practicing nonverbal communication, and constantly converting currencies in my head. As I reflect on what I’ve gained from this semester, I have realized that the most important lessons I have learned have come […]

Photo Journal: Second day in Morocco

I was barely able to sum up my first day in Morocco in just 14 pictures in my last post, so I decided to show a bit more in this one.