Tag Archives: Study Abroad

The (Madyson) Main Reason: 2018 CPS Heroes Award

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Demonstrating consistent determination to serve the greater good and those in need, Madyson Main helps UW-Stevens Point students access their education through the Disability and Assistive Technology Center. She also traveled to a special needs orphanage in Romania to work with children with severe physical, mental and emotional challenges. For helping those in need on […]


Let the Adventure Begin!

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Today was a very tiring day with lots of new experiences already! We all just jumped right in ready to explore! Tiananmen Square followed by the Forbidden City was on the agenda for today. Tiananmen Square was huge and had great view of the building of the people. Walking around there are many tourist groups […]


Village Travel in Alaska

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My Summercise internship is based out of the Diabetes Prevention Department at Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC). NSHC is the only health care provider in Nome, Alaska, and it carries no anesthesia! High risk pregnancies, surgeries and patients requiring more intensive care are medevaced to a better-equipped hospital in Anchorage. NSHC also serves as the […]


Turning Lemons into CEOs

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Spending this summer in Nome means taking part in community traditions! June 10 marked the 7th annual Alaska Lemonade Day, a temporary learning program that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their own business through the cover of a lemonade stand. Although the program was started in Texas and runs nationwide, it is […]


Air Adventures

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Hello all! My name is Casey Barton and I am a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point majoring in business administration. I decided last minute that I wanted to get out and explore the world, specifically China! So I applied to go to China on the School of Business and Economics internship study abroad […]


The emotional array of studying abroad

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My time interning in London is coming to an end much more quickly than I would like it to, but with it comes reflection as well. My aunt–who’s only a few years older than me and has a role much like a sister or best friend in my life–texted me the other day telling me […]


Prost to my weekend in Munich, Germany

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With some mild sunburn, my voice completely lost to the point where I couldn’t even make a sound (pollen was floating around in the air the size of quarters), and a broken romper later (my strap got caught as I was standing up and broke), I really enjoyed my weekend in Munich, Germany. We have […]


Study and Safety: Go Abroad Prepared – A Student’s Perspective

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For students studying abroad it’s the ultimate adventure. For their parents the level of excitement takes equilibrium with the worry. By now, the news regarding the death of the UW-Madison student Beau Solomon has reached national and world attention. How tragic and devastating for the friends and family of Solomon. My prayers and thoughts go […]


First day as an intern

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My name is Monica Castillo and I am from South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I will be a junior at UW-Stevens Point and I am an interior architecture major with an international studies minor with an emphasis on Latin Countries. I actually chose UWSP due to all the study abroad options it offers, I will be studying […]