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    • Bullet Ant

    • Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
    • The infamous bullet ant is over an inch long and so named for the fearsome quality of its sting; supposedly the sting feels similar to being shot with a bullet. When stung, the victim may lose vision, consciousness, and be in consuming pain for...
    • Just another Day

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    • When in Venice in October, the city was experiencing extreme high waters. In Piazza San Marco where we were expecting to see thousands of pigeons, we were instead greeted with water six inches deep. When events like this happen in Venice, the...
    • Stare Down

    • Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
    • The Sally Light-foot Crabs cruising the beaches and lava rocks in the Galapagos Islands were beautiful to watch. They start out black when they are young but change to have a brilliant red and blue coloration when they become mature and toxic to...
    • Break

    • Greece and Turkey Study Tour
    • I was walking through Rome late one morning, growing tired from the morning’s journeys, when I saw this man sitting alone along the sidewalk. He looked as if he needed a break—physically, mentally, and emotionally. I paused for a moment from the...
    • 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...
    • Ni'a Cubana

    • Latin American Studies Program (LASP)
    • This little girl caught my eye the minute I walked through the door of the daycare center we visited in La Habana. She was the tiniest little doll with the sweetest big brown eyes and when we were given time to play with the kids, I did everything...
    • Arc de Triomphe

    • CEA Global Education
    • This picture was taken from the top of the Eiffel tower on a cold, blustery day when my friend Jack and I finally made it to the top. It was our last week in Paris. For me it represented the triumph we felt at making our way in a new culture,...
    • “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 mapsuta, ana...
    • Bubbles/Burbujas

    • Spain Term
    • This photo was taken in Parque Güell, in Barcelona, Spain. This park was designed by Antoni Gaudí, the famed architect of the Sagrada Familia and other famed buildings in Spain. It is a very popular tourist attraction and as such also attracts many...
    • Simplicity

    • The Education Abroad Network
    • I had the opportunity to go on a walk alone when I was in Milford Sound. It is an enormous fijord carved out by glaciers but I was able to take my time and notice the small beauty that the tide had left behind. Mossy rocks were exposed between...
    • Millenium Bridge

    • History of Science in Europe
    • This photo was taken on the north side of the Millennium Walking Bridge, which crosses the River Thames in London. Locals have nicknamed this bridge the "Wobbly Bridge" due to a past history of swaying when many people have been crossing it. This...
    • Jambo

    • Kenya Interim Program
    • Description of the photograph: While walking the streets of the Kibera slum, children would repeatedly shout in the sweetest voices, "How are you?" We were a bit puzzled when nearly every child we met continued to inquire about our well being, but...
    • The Chase

    • Uganda Studies Program (USP)
    • A group of Uganda Studies Program students traveled to western Uganda for an unforgettable experience. We were riding on a ferry when we witnessed this hippo fight.
    • Monkey Business

    • Globalization in India
    • Traveling in a large coach bus with "Tourist" stamped on the front, we became the target of beggars, street entertainers, and these monkey handlers. When our bus stopped for traffic, they flew into action. The monkeys were snatched up and placed on...
    • Euro Punks

    • European Pioneers in Psychology
    • This was a picture I took while on a bike ride along the Danube River in Passau, Germany. The kids were listening to something comparable to the edgy sounds of early blink182, which is why I lovingly called them my Euro punk chums (because I,...
    • Kids will be Kids

    • Cultural Diversity in Health Care
    • When language became a barrier to communication we always could play with the kids. No matter what your culture is we learned that "kids will be kids" no matter where you are or what language you speak..
    • A Choice to be Made

    • England Term
    • This was taken at Lindisfarne, an island near the eastern border between Scotland and Northern England. Saint Aidan founded the monastery at Lindisfarne. He was an Irish missionary sent from Iona by King Oswald in AD635. It became the base for...
    • Neuschwanstein

    • World War I
    • When most of us hear the term "Love Lock Bridge," the famous bridge in Paris comes to mind. However, through seeing more of Europe through this interim trip, I soon found that locks are being put on bridges around the world. This tiny suspension...
    • More Bicycles Than People

    • Reconciliation and Role of the Church
    • Bicycles are the primary form of transportation in the Amsterdam. Ask any local about it and they will say, There are more bikes in this city than people. This bicycle parking lot near Amsterdam Central is a typical sight around the city. In...
    • Scare Tactics

    • Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
    • I was out walking on my way to lunch when a station construction worker in front of me startled this snake. The worker looked back over his shoulder and motioned me over. He then proceeded to taunt the snake by waving his hands in different...

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