Tag: study abroad
Students no longer need to study abroad to benefit from the unique offerings of schools far from the landlocked state of Missouri.
This time last year, I was 5,000 miles south of St. Louis, navigating the city of Santiago, Chile, studying alongside students of Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and living with a family that welcomed me as one of its own. After six months, Chile and the people I developed relationships with became a new home.
In an unprecedented move, a student is not only running a write-in campaign for Student Union president, but he is doing it from more than 5,000 miles away. Junior Sean Dula, an architecture student currently studying in Florence, announced his campaign on Facebook early Tuesday morning. The Justice slate, of which he is the only [...]
Wash. U.’s Performing Arts Department is proud to present its new program held at the Primary Stages Theater in New York City. Performing Arts Department playwright-in-residence Carter Lewis says that the program has been in the works for the past year, but now it is finally ready for student enrollment. It offers courses that extend far beyond Wash. U.
While Middle Eastern nations look to move past last year’s widespread political unrest, schools across the United States, including Washington University, are struggling to evaluate the prospect of reinstating their study abroad programs in the still unsettled countries.
Study abroad options for psychology students are broadening this year with a new pilot program in Denmark. The program, led by the Danish Institute of Study Abroad (DIS) in Copenhagen, will offer psychology students academic opportunities they are not able to have on the Washington University campus.
If you have been reading the news for the past, say, 100 days, you know that the world is going to hell at any moment. Students have been caught in crises in Egypt and Japan, and while the U.S. government has been pretty good about getting people out, that doesn’t limit the amount of danger they were in at any one time.
Washington University students studying in Japan are all safe after an earthquake, a tsunami, and nuclear disaster hit the country. The Chancellor released an email to the student body on Thursday announcing that all students and faculty who were in Japan are safe. He urged any affected students to seek help from the University.
Despite having a great time, though, I was surprised to find that there were quite a few things that I missed about Wash. U. while I adjusted to life at a new university in a new country. As someone who has, in his columns, frequently been critical of various aspects of Wash. U., my newfound perspective made me realize I owe it some words of gratitude as well.
The two Washington University students spending the spring semester abroad in Egypt have safely been evacuated from the country following political unrest. Junior Parsa Bastani, who was studying in Alexandria at the School in the Middle East at Alexandria University, is now on his way back to St.Louis from Prague and is contemplating various options for finishing out the semester. Junior Allegra Skurka, studying at Cairo University, flew to Athens this week and plans to finish the semester in Jordan.