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A Bridge for Engineers: Studying Abroad as a McCormick Student

A Bridge for Engineers: Studying Abroad as a McCormick Student

November 30, 2020

Cole Corbett, McCormick '21, talks about all steps of his journey from considering studying abroad to getting onto a plane to Hong Kong.

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Possibilities in the Seemingly Impossible: A First Generation Perspective

Possibilities in the Seemingly Impossible: A First Generation Perspective

November 8, 2020

Maggie Luo shares her experience studying abroad as a first generation college student in her parents' home country.

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The Space We Occupy: Reflections on Time in Peru and Bolivia

The Space We Occupy: Reflections on Time in Peru and Bolivia

October 29, 2020

Ruby Rubinstein reflects on studying abroad in Peru and Bolivia, and connecting becoming an informed global citizen with becoming an informed local citizen.

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Easy as 1, 2, 3: Gabriela Czochara Reflects on Multiple Study Abroad Experiences

Easy as 1, 2, 3: Gabriela Czochara Reflects on Multiple Study Abroad Experiences

October 26, 2020

Gabriela Czochara looks back on three completely different study abroad experiences in Spain, Guatemala, and England.

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Revolutionary Art: Insights on Independent Video Games from Samuel Weber Paper Prize Winner Delaney McCallum's Studies in Paris

Revolutionary Art: Insights on Independent Video Games from Samuel Weber Paper Prize Winner Delaney McCallum's Studies in Paris

August 7, 2020

Delaney McCallum, recipient of the Samuel Weber Paper Prize Award for The Revolutionary Potential of Independent Video Games, discusses her studies in Paris.

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From Paris to Evanston: Exchange Students Reflect on Their Study Abroad at Northwestern

From Paris to Evanston: Exchange Students Reflect on Their Study Abroad at Northwestern

August 3, 2020

Inbound exchange students from Sciences Po - Paris reflect on their experience studying abroad at Northwestern University during the 2019-2020 school year.

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Senior Design Projects in South Africa: Making Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Connections

Senior Design Projects in South Africa: Making Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Connections

July 27, 2020

Global Healthcare Technologies students develop medical devices alongside local partners to improve health outcomes in resource-poor environments near Cape Town.

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Living Through History: Thomas Sheehan Reflects on Evacuating Two Countries During Study Abroad

Living Through History: Thomas Sheehan Reflects on Evacuating Two Countries During Study Abroad

May 26, 2020

Due to global events, Thomas Sheehan was forced to return home early from two separate exchange programs. He reflects on what he learned from a tumultuous year.

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Talking Trash: Learning About Community Solutions Through Study Abroad in Guatemala

Talking Trash: Learning About Community Solutions Through Study Abroad in Guatemala

May 4, 2020

Northwestern students learned from community leaders in La Pista, Guatemala to launch a trash collection program, then conducted research on the results.

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Studying Abroad with a Silk Social Enterprise

Studying Abroad with a Silk Social Enterprise

February 10, 2020

Three Northwestern students partnered with local Vietnamese students to intern with Vụn Art, learning firsthand about the challenges of starting a small nonprofit.

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