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2014

From The Cape of Good Hope to the Wild Coast - A Journey across the Rainbow Nation: Micah Houston, Community, Environment and Development
November 17, 2014
Headfirst immersion into a completely unfamiliar environment showed me how complex the world is, how little I know about it, and how much more there is for me to learn.
Environmental Brigade to Panama: Katie Speicher, Environmental Resource Management
November 16, 2014
This trip has once again uncovered my love for travel and has inspired a passion for a new kind of learning. I am so thankful to have had this opportunity, and I can’t wait to see where I go next.
Global Health Fieldwork Experience in South Africa: Ashley Fehringer, Animal Sciences
November 16, 2014
From what I learned in this fieldwork experience I do feel that I have chosen the appropriate career path for me and I am excited to continue working in the developing world throughout my life.
It's All Greek To Me: Morgan Hetherington, Food Science
November 16, 2014
This experience has not only taught me about another corner of the world, but also prepared me for life after graduation.
My First International Experience: Taylor Maslanik, Agricultural Science
November 16, 2014
After this trip I realized that it is vital for me to continue my education and learn a second language.
Don't be afraid to try something new: Rebecca Hovingh, Food Science
November 16, 2014
This visit to France really impressed upon me the usefulness of knowing a second language, as well as the importance of making an effort to communicate with people in their native language.
Environmental Resource Management in Costa Rica: Rebecca Shaw, Agribusiness Management
November 16, 2014
Once we arrived in Costa Rica, our first stop was at EARTH University in Limon.
Exploring Greek Food Systems: Krystal German, Agribusiness
November 16, 2014
Greece was a great experience and I am so glad to have had the opportunity to be able to participate in such an adventure.
Guanajuato, Mexico: Simon Itle, Food Science
November 12, 2014
Studying abroad has opened doors to the endless opportunities available worldwide along with the immense challenges facing individuals and entire communities.
Animal Agriculture and Life Down Under: Morgan Kimmel, Animal Sciences
November 12, 2014
If I was describing this trip to an employer, I would tell them about how this trip has increased my appreciation for the Australian culture as well as introducing me to new ideas and outlooks.
When in Greece, Do as the Grecians Do: Alyssa Sheppard, Agribusiness Management
November 12, 2014
Immersing myself in the Greek food system as a consumer helped me gain a better understanding of the culture and agriculture production of Greece.
My Time in Paris: Julie Mytrowitz, Food Science
November 11, 2014
My time in Paris kick-started my personal journey in global interactions that will continue throughout my professional career.
Cambodia and Thailand: Have you ever had fish munch on your feet? - Allison Hoover, Agricultural & Extension Education
November 11, 2014
Sleeping on the floor of a hut in an upland village was probably one of the best sleepovers of my life.
International Development in Senegal: Arianna De Reus, Community, Environment and Development
November 11, 2014
This program has enabled me to become more independent, improve my French, study international development and gain a stronger sense of self.
Globalizing Agriculture Education#AgEd2Korea: Janae Bickhart, Agriculture and Extension Education
October 19, 2014
By working through language barriers, experiencing a new culture and new traditions, and learning to appreciate routines unlike my own, I began to realize that there is always more than one way to do something, or to teach a lesson.
Hello New World: Jamie Milletary, Landscape Contracting
October 19, 2014
It's amazing the independence and resourcefulness that can be developed through traveling.
Third Time in Kenya: Nora Frumento, Community, Environment and Development
October 19, 2014
This course has continued to challenge me, change me, and provide me with invaluable opportunities and learning experiences year after year.
An Agricultural Journey: Casey Shawver, Agricultural Sciences
October 19, 2014
Traveling to a country so economically and geographically close to the United States and learning so much about their agricultural makeup has helped me become a well-rounded student with a greater knowledge of global agriculture.
Ambitiously Abroad in India: Serena Groff, Environmental Resource Management
October 19, 2014
In a country rich in unity, culture, diversity, and natural resources, one could spend a lifetime working for and transforming the lives of millions.
Greece - Who Knew I Could Be a World Traveler?: Blair Hetherington, Food Science
October 18, 2014
No one should ever turn down a chance to travel because you never know what you could be keeping yourself from.
France - Comparative Food Systems: Anne Puzak, Food Science
October 18, 2014
I was able to learn a lot about agriculture not only in France, but here in the United States as well.
Denmark - My Incredible Semester Abroad: Erin Hill, Environmental Resource Management
October 17, 2014
My experience abroad was an amazing learning and cultural experience. It is one that I will never forget and I am so thankful to have had the opportunity.
Costa Rica – Third Time's the Charm: Allison Hoover, Agricultural and Extension Education
October 17, 2014
While my third experience in Costa Rica didn’t offer nearly the same community as my previous trips, I was able to overcome adversity and challenges to develop personal skills and an overall beneficial experience.
Animal Agriculture and Life Down Under: Julie Ivicic, Animal Sciences
October 16, 2014
"Learning about another country while actually being in that country is a truly amazing experience."
Food Travels: Germany - Meaghan Emery, Animal Sciences
February 13, 2014
Studying abroad can be one of the most rewarding, life changing experiences there is.