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    • Small Russian Orthodox Church

    • Russian Studies Program (RSP)
    • Russians gather outside a small Orthodox church just outside the ancient Russian village of Vladimir. This church is one of the oldest in the country. It is located in the middle of a field, far from town. In the spring, the field is flooded and...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • My Reality

    • American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)
    • I was blessed to have an amazing apartment that overlooked the skyline of Florence. The Ponte Vecchio was right beneath my window, and living in such a historical place made me realize the beauty in architecture that has lasted beyond 50 years. ...
    • Boca's Colors

    • American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS)
    • This distinguished Argentine scene is found in La Boca, only a few minutes bus ride from downtown Buenos Aires. La Boca was a chief port in the 19th century and home to many Italian immigrants who lived in the brightly painted sheet-iron...
    • 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...
    • Ephemeral Beauty

    • Creation Care Study Program (CCSP)
    • After my class one night, my roommates and I returned to our room to find it filled with army ants-insects who swarm over anything in their path in groups of thousands before quickly moving on. We slept outside that night, and awoke to find...
    • 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...
    • Cave Home

    • Universidad de Granada
    • A friend and I were wandering through Albaycin, an old and famous gypsy neighborhood on the outskirts of Granada. We randomly encountered a 50-year-old Spaniard, who, after quick introductions, insisted on escorting us on a tour through his cave...
    • Hidden Talents

    • Guatemala Term
    • Within the dusty, mountainous streets of Magdalena lies an abundance of talent. Everyday, about twenty students fill up one room, which makes up the art school. Laughter fills the small room as they practice and perfect the techniques they have...
    • Camelvanting' Wadi Rum Style

    • Leaders for Change in Jordan and Israel
    • During our time in the Wadi Rum desert we were able to stay overnight and ride back on camels for several hours the next morning. It was an incredible experience riding in one of the most surreal places on earth, as the Wadi Rum desert is...
    • Guatemalan Buses

    • Guatemala Term
    • It is impossible to visit Guatemala without noticing the buses. Every bus is pained a multitude of different colors, has a headline in the front window, is filled well beyond capacity, and has a man who stands on the steps shouting out the bus’s...
    • Pigeon Play

    • History of Science in Europe
    • Many Italians draw their customs and cultural identity from Roman Catholicism. The Duomo serves as a central beacon to millions of Italians and tourists, Catholic and non-Catholic. Along with our class, thousands of people visited the Duomo on this...
    • One Size Fits All

    • International Partnership for Service Learning and Leadership (IPSL)
    • One of my favorite parts of volunteering at Mother Teresa’s Home for the Sick and Dying Destitute was crawling on the rooftops to lay out the daily laundry in the Indian sun. These pants are wrapped and then tied around the men who come to the...
    • The Buster in Gold

    • Australia Term
    • My friends and I would frequent the Circular Quay, the major downtown docking harbor, to catch ferries across the water. The strip along the harbor was never still, always full of locals, tourists, and street performers. This gold man was one of...
    • Marionettes

    • History of Science in Europe
    • Hand crafted wooden marionettes adorn the streets of Florence over the Ponte Vecchio bridge. Reminding me so much of the story of Pinocchio I later found that Florence was indeed the birth place of Pinocchio’s author Carlo Collodi. The story of...
    • Faith

    • Cultural Diversity in Health Care
    • During our time in Uganda, we had the unique opportunity to stay in a traditional village with a family. Faith was the only family member who spoke no English, yet I had the strongest connection with her. Even though there was a language barrier...
    • Old Logie Kirk

    • Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA)
    • On a rare sunny day in Scotland, my sister and I started out on a hike. We came across a ruined church draped in dense, green ivy before we even left my campus to walk into the hills. The gate leading into the courtyard and cemetery was open so we...
    • Good Shepherd

    • School for International Training (SIT)
    • A child sitting at a school desk in Good Shepherd Church. This church is located in one of the biggest slums in Uganda. The Church is seeking to provide sponsorship and education for children in the slum who cannot attend schooling as well as a...
    • Drikung Monastary

    • School for International Training (SIT)
    • Drikung Monastery is well known by Tibetans from all across Tibet. This holy location is where many take those who have passed on to receive a proper and respectful death rite. The ceremony begins the night before, with the monks encircling the...

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