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Mid-semester break – part three

On the final leg of my mid-semester break trip, we visited Brussels, Belgium, and Cologne, Germany. We spent just one day in Brussels, as it was a last minute decision to visit at all....

Mid-semester break – part two

After departing Amsterdam the next morning, I took a bus to Belgium. I had to switch from the bus to a train in Antwerp, Belgium, so I got to see the city’s center, but...

Mid-semester break – part one

I took the opportunity to travel around a few countries in northwestern Europe during my mid-semester break. I began the week by spending an evening in Hamburg, which is just about three hours away...

MBA Global Studies in Brazil

By Kirstin Herman Did you know that Brazil shares a border with all South American countries, with the exception of Chile? Brazil is also the largest country in South America. Although Brasilia is the nation’s...

Chinese Culture Experience

By Varun Saxena Our trip to China couldn’t be any more timely. The trade war with China is dominating the news. The Trump tariffs on China make the topic of the class, opportunities in the...

Our Journey…

By Aimee King We start our journey with great enthusiasm anticipating our trip to Japan and working together as a team. We have shared many thoughts on how we’ll approach our trip and what...

Fast food in Chile

Fast food in Chile

KFC in Chile offers delivery, and even hosts birthday parties. That’s how the Colonel wanted it to be. Chileans appreciate these American pastimes and the fast food staples have become an important part of...

Homestay living

Homestay living

Upon my arrival, I went from zero to three siblings overnight. I was one of five in the home. This was a big change for me! I always wanted to start the conversation. I...