Check out stories by our students learning around the globe.

LAND – Where You Want To Be By Katie Andrews, Agricultural and Extension Education Major

January 27, 2016

The immaculate country of New Zealand provided a learning atmosphere through never ending adventures and exploration.

Living and Learning the Greek Life, by Casey Branstetter, Agribusiness Management major

January 27, 2016

Never in my wildest dreams did I see myself traveling the world. Not only have I learned about agriculture and the food system in Greece, but also many life lessons that will benefit me for years to come.

Studying Abroad in the City of Light” Course: INTAG470, by Stephanie Keller, Food Science major, International Agriculture minor

January 27, 2016

Traveling to Paris with the College of Agricultural Sciences was an unforgettable experience – and I can’t wait to go back!

My Costa Rican Adventures by Sara Cook, Animal Sciences major, International Agriculture and Equine Science minors

January 27, 2016

I’ve left my heart in so many places.

Puebla, Mexico: Spanish Language, Art, and Mexican Culture by Taylor Adam, Community, Environment, & Development major, Watershed & Water Resources, and Environmental Resource Mangement minors

January 26, 2016

Through this trip I gained a new home and a new family.

Sustainability through Community by Katie Speicher, Environmental Resource Management major, Soil Science and International Agriculture minors

January 26, 2016

My worldview has also evolved a lot due to my time abroad, and I hope it continues to grow and evolve as I continue to experience new things.

GREEN times in Iceland by Samantha Goldberg, Agricultural and Biological Engineering major, Environmental Engineering minor

January 26, 2016

I didn’t just travel to Iceland, I learned, I lived, I found my passion.

Exploring the food system in Italy by Ka Hing Choi, Food Science major

January 26, 2016

I will never forget about this trip because I got to meet so many amazing people. Many of them have affected the way I see things. I have learned the importance of learning more languages and also the importance of higher education.

Volunteering in Rural Honduras by Emily Newman, ERM Major

October 8, 2015

No longer is my travel what others can learn from me, but is about what I can learn from others.

Food Systems in Italy by Evelyn Hartono, Food Science Major

October 8, 2015

Nothing worth having comes easy

Australia - My Journey Down Under by Julie Ivicic, Animal Science major, minoring in Equine Science and International Agriculture

October 8, 2015

Traveling abroad to Australia…the experience of a lifetime.

Summer Internship with RTI International and the LEVE Project in Haiti by Cara McDonald, CED Major

October 8, 2015

I met many people working in Haiti and learned from everyone I worked with.

CYEC in Nyeri, Kenya by Nora Frumento, CED & GLOBE double major with minor in Spanish and Arabic

October 8, 2015

I keep going back because I want to a positive and driving force in the lives of the youth, just as they have been in mine.

Manga Manga, Food Systems in Italy: Monica Caparosa, Food Science Major

October 7, 2015

The real beauty of Italy can only be appreciated by visiting my homeland, speaking with the locals, and experiencing the history by walking the streets and through the doors in buildings from long before the beginning of US history.

Embracing Adventure: Honduras - Janae Herr

January 16, 2015

Janae is a Agriculture and Extension Education Major, with International Agriculture & Agribusiness Management Minors. Tell me the next time I, a small town farmer’s daughter, will ever have a chance to explore a coffee farm on top of a beautiful Honduran mountain? Or when a future agriculture educator like me will get the chance to wake up before the sun and milk cows with students across the globe and comparing milking practices.

MSID Kenya - Coffee Farming, Safaris, and Swahili: Kaitlyn Sprangler

January 16, 2015

Kaitlyn is a Community, Evironment, Development major. "Going to Kenya was a childhood dream, and I know I have now gained the confidence of taking on any challenge life brings my way through fulfilling this dream."

Exploring Public Health in South Africa: Megan Snyder

January 16, 2015

The knowledge and experience I gained during this summer has provided me with a solid base upon which to develop my future global health career.

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.

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