Archive for the ‘Summer’ Category

June 26th, 2012

Delving into the Yucatan

Josh Thomsen was a member of a faculty-led travel course to study Mayan art and architecture in Mexico. Led by Dr. Laura Amrhein, the upper-level Art History class explored many places in the Yucatan peninsula, giving students and faculty a first-hand glimpse into Mayan history. Josh had already studied abroad twice and this was his […]

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June 1st, 2012

Student Spotlight | June 2012 | Mason Collar: Business Abroad in Europe and Costa Rica

Graduating UALR Business Marketing major, Mason Collar is glad he took the opportunity to study business abroad.  In the summer of 2010 he took his first study abroad trip to Germany, and during the past spring break he joined the UALR College of Business on a short-term travel course to Costa Rica. With his new […]

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March 28th, 2012

Student Spotlight | April 2012: Clint Brockway in Austria

Clint Brockway is currently a first year graduate student in UALR’s Master’s of Liberal Studies Program.  Before he began his graduate school coursework, he had the unique opportunity to intern and research abroad in Austria.  He hopes that he will have another opportunity to conduct research in Austria during his graduate studies.

Last summer I was […]

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March 16th, 2012

Joe Hulsey’s Return to Poland

This fall Joseph Hulsey is a sophomore Anthropology major and International Studies minor at UALR, who will be UALR’s first exchange student to Poland.
Last summer Joe took his first flight all the way from Little Rock to Poland!  With other UALR students, he joined Faculty-leader Dr. Jacek Lubecki for a short term study abroad trip […]

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June 29th, 2010

Researching Lived Experience in Paris, France

         By Julien C. Mirivel, PhD


                                           Group picture: Nyvelyn Shaw, Katy Rowden,
                      Amanda Wells, Julien Mirivel, Alex Long, Tracy Guilbeau,
                         Ashley Byrd, Andrew Pyle, Jill Gray, and Nathan Jeffers.
         The Indian thinker Jiddu Krishanmurti once wrote: “Our thinking is the outcome of our own very limited experience.” One way to strengthen a person’s thinking, […]

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May 11th, 2010

Talking Turkey

Razan, holding flagMy summer was spent primarily teaching English to high school students at one of the most prestigious math and science schools in Turkey. The experience overall was an absolute whirlwind. We started our experience in Turkey with an eight day vacation in Istanbul, which was absolutely amazing, but overwhelming at the same time. Our time was spent riding metros and spending hours…

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