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    • Feed the Birds

    • Spain Term
    • San Marco’s Square is infested with pigeons. Everywhere you step, you run the risk of being squawked at. And the, instead of shooing them away, you pay € 1 for birdfeed and invite them to climb all over you! Betsy (pictured) and I could have...
    • Exhaustion

    • School for International Training (SIT)
    • Exhaustion. This picture took place on a Greek subway after 3 intense days of touring in and around Athens. My fellow American students and I were very exhausted and took this brief moment to relax. Although traveling abroad is exciting and fun,...
    • Childlike Faith

    • Guatemala Term
    • This picture was taken in the Central Park of Guatemala City, Guatemala, in March of 2001. Central Park is located right in the heart of the city, near all of the important government buildings. It is the center of activities and life. Many...
    • Humanity

    • International Institute on Political and Economic Studies (IIPES)
    • This past summer (July 2000), I attended the International Institute on Political and Economic Studies sponsored by the Fund for American Studies in cooperation with Georgetown University and the Greek Association for the Atlantic & European...
    • The Bereaved

    • South Africa Term
    • The window at Baphumelele Orphanage was a symbol that represented the lives of the orphans who looked through them every day. The orphans learn very early in life that they are neglected, unwanted, and ostracized from their families and the rest of...
    • The Camel Caravan

    • Upper Midwest Association for Intercultural Education (UMAIE)
    • My UMAIE group had decided early in our trip that we wanted to take a camel safari while in Egypt.  We learned that the best place to do so would be not near Cairo, but in Luxor, a smaller city further south, where we would pass through rural...
    • We Reflect Thailand

    • Religious Traditions in Asia: Thailand
    • At the Royal Palace in Bangkok there is a large temple dedicated to the Buddha. It is covered with gold and fine artistic touches, making it one of the most expensive temples in Thailand. Tourists flow from all over Thailand (and all over the...
    • Dachau

    • Introduction to International Business
    • This picture was taken at Dachau Concentration Camp in Dachau, Germany. It was early morning and our bus dropped us off just down the street from the camp. We all had been talking and cracking jokes like obnoxious Americans but as soon as we neared...
    • Fryito

    • Spring Break Missons Trip
    • This picture was taken at an orphanage in Chihuahua, Mexico, during a spring break missions trip last year. I was fortunate enough to get the opportunity to go there and play with the children, and also do some work. This child's name is Juyo, but...
    • Up Close & Personal

    • Belize: Integrative Medicine in a Cross-Cultural Setting
    • We had the opportunity to interact with all different types of nature during our time in Belize, allowing us an up close and personal view of creatures like this.
    • Soaking in the View

    • England Term
    • This picture was taken from the top of Glastonbury Tor, a huge ancient hill near Glastonbury, England. We were all winded from the hike to the top, so most of us just sat down and soaked in the view. The picture is representative of England Term...
    • Jerusalem's Old City Streets

    • Jerusalem University College
    • The quiet and still feeling I had during this first walk through Jerusalem's Old City streets was quite and innocent. Once experiencing the same street five hours later, I can't help but see this same quiet scene and feel most of all its chaotic...
    • Rooftops

    • Middle East Studies Program (MESP)
    • My Egyptian Arabic instructor Mediha often spoke of the dust storms that occasionally strike Cairo with little warning in the winter and spring months. Her descriptions of these natural phenomena (dictated in a thick Middle-Eastern accent) always...
    • Illumination

    • Greece and Turkey Study Tour
    • Late one afternoon our group visited St. Peter in Chains Basilica in Rome. I had spent a lot of time looking at the beautiful sculptures and frescoes in the church. I set my backpack down and knelt beside it to rest my sore shoulders and find a...
    • I Am Because You Are

    • South Africa Term
    • The spirit and heart of South Africa is so intricately woven into the term 'Ubuntu'- meaning 'I am because you are.' Understanding the interconnectedness of humans and how much our identity is bound up in one another was one of the most incredible...
    • A Silhouette

    • International Studies Abroad (ISA)
    • This picture represents one of the greatest experiences I believe I'll ever have. Three days and two nights we spent away from a crowded and foreign environment to be surrounded only by the calm quiet of the Sahara. We took a long camel ride over...
    • Dairy Farm

    • St. Louis University
    • During the long holiday weekend for All Saints Day, I traveled with some friends from Madrid to Amsterdam. We stayed with one girl's relatives on a dairy farm outside of the city. This photo was taken from their front yard on a typically damp Fall...
    • Side Street

    • New York Center for Art & Media Studies (NYCAMS)
    • My friend Chelsea and I were on our way to Greenwich Village in Manhattan, where there is a plethora of expensive shops and designer stores where celebrities deck themselves out in the spendiest trends. Only one street down from the shops, I walked...
    • Haitian Child

    • Independent Missions Trip
    • Pictures like this one remind me of all the beautiful children I have met in Haiti and I often wonder about them: What is likje doing right now? Is Madeline healthy? Is Michlange in school? This is three-year-old Joselin -I met her outside of a...
    • “Tosh-Tosh”

    • Middle East Studies Program (MESP)
    • On a weekend trip to Siwa we had the opportunity to be driven in jeeps through the expansive rolling desert dunes. This man, “Tosh-Tosh” (meaning “Crazy” in Arabic) was our driver. He led our small group in a chorus of songs, “Ana...

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