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Abroad Experience

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    Study Abroad Update: Jessica Bourbeau '17

    Jessica Bourbeau is working on  a comparative paper that examines how cultural and policy differences impact the rates of antibiotic prescriptions in Denmark and the United States during her study abroad.  While in Denmark she has learned about the Danish health care system and traveled to Estonia and Finland with my class to learn more about […] More »
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    Study Abroad Update: Connections to the World in the Heart of London

    This past fall semester, junior Anthropology major Emily Dewet studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), a school in the University of London. SOAS specializes in the study of Africa and the Near and Middle East, with undergraduate and graduate students studying everything from social sciences to the arts. Located in historic […] More »
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    Professor Bruce Owens leads Wheaton College's Semester in Bhutan at Royal Thimpu College

    Professor Bruce Owens is leading 11 students in a semester of study in Bhutan in the Spring 2013. This is the fourth group of Wheaton College students that will spend a term at Royal Thimphu College. Anthropology majors Benjamin Kragen '14 and Ariel Eaton '14 will be joining the Thimpu community and interning while they […] More »
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    Study Abroad Update:“Open Living” as a Transformative Experience

    Kristin Riddell '13 found her study abroad experience in Samoa "the epitome of what study abroad should be." As an Anthropology major Kristin was happy to learn much from her homestays, field trips and “excursions” to Fiji and American Samoa. According to Riddell, the "two months worth of classroom learning provided a background for the […] More »
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    Student Scholarship: Sally Dexter '12 and Margaux Fisher '12

    Anthropology majors Sally Dexter ’12 and Marxaux Fisher ’12 traveled to South Bend, IN to present their Independent Study Projects conducted through their SIT Study Abroad programs at the World Learning’s Human Development conference on February 10th and 11th, 2012. Faces Behind the Figures: Visions of Progress, Prosperity, and Human Potential was the conference theme. […] More »
  • Out of Africa, Into Norton

    Anthropology majors, Emily Dewet '14 and Jennifer Irving '14, made news last week (Attleboro Sun Chronicle 2/11/2012) when they were  joined by four other 2011 Wheaton-in-Tanzania program participants to conduct a three hour workshop in the Norton Middle School.  Two sixth grade Geography teachers at the middle school, Kimberly Spence and Barbara Nado spent the […] More »
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    Letters of Hope

    In the summer of 2011, a group of Wheaton College students worked as secondary school English enrichment teachers in Northern Tanzania. In designing the field course "East Africa: Education and Development", Professor Kerner envisioned an experience where American students could work in the service of Tanzanian communities. Could Wheaton students help? Secondary school education became […] More »
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    Abroad Experience: Adina Menashe '12 The Challenge of Globalization in the Altiplano

    Adina Menashe, ‘12 writes of her semester on the School for International Training Program in Bolivia: Before I came to Bolivia, all I really knew about the country was that an indigenous leader, Evo Morales, was president.  My only requirements for going abroad were that I wanted to study with the School for International Training […] More »
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    Abroad Experience: Auckland via Christchurch

    Lindsey Cobb '12 began her study abroad experience in the Spring 2011 at the University of Canterbury in Chirstchurch, NZ. After the 6.3 earthquake that deeply impacted Chirstchurch in  February 22nd 2011, Lindsey moved to complete her studies at the University of Auckland. Speaking about her abroad experience Lindsey said: "Moving from Christchurch was bittersweet.. […] More »
  • A Path to Empowerment Along the Silk Road

    Margaux Fisher ’12 writes to us about her Study Abroad Year in China: “I’m a junior studying abroad in China for a year. I spent my fall semester in an SIT program at Yunnan Minorities University in Kunming. My classes were in English for the most part and included Chinese Culture and Ethnic Minorities Seminar, […] More »