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2014 Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2014 Photo Contest winners. The following images were judged as best reflecting the study abroad experience out of all the entries submitted. IU students who studied abroad anytime during the 2013-2014 academic year or summer 2014 were eligible to enter the contest. First through third prizes were awarded in two categories: People and Places.

Thank you to our 2014 prize package sponsors: HuHot, Esan-Thai, Uptown Cafe, Kilroys, Global Gifts, Malibu Grill, Dats, Cafe Pizzaria, Back Alley and Pizza Hut.

1st Place Winner - "Places"
Places, First Place

The medieval Guaita castle of San Marino towers over the countryside


  • Photo by: Naama Levy
  • Photo Location: San Marino, Italy
  • Program: Bologna
  • Term: Fall 2013


1st Place Winner - "People"

People 1

Everyone wants to play during a soccer tournament

  • Photo by: Christine White
  • Photo Location: Lima, Peru
  • Program: Lima
  • Term: Fall 2013


2nd Place Winner - "Places"

Places, Second Place

Swiss Pride: Fresh-baked pie restraurant at the top of Mont Blanc

  • Photo by: Shokhi Goel
  • Photo Location: Chamonix, France
  • Program: Duke in Geneva (Non-IU)
  • Term: Summer 2014


2nd Place Winner - "People"

People, Second Place

Indigenous woman spinning alpaca wool at the Ingapirca ruins in Ecuador

  • Photo by: Maeve Mallozzi-Kelly
  • Photo Location: Quito, Ecuador
  • Program: Quito-IES
  • Term: Academic Year 2013-14


3rd Place Winner - "Places"

Places, Third Place

The view of the Cape Town coast from the shore of Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela and so many others were held prisoner

  • Photo by: Mimi Katz
  • Photo Location: Robben Island, South Africa
  • Program: Cape Town-CIEE
  • Term: Spring 2014


3rd Place Winner - "People"

People, Third Place

Swimming over the wreck of the USS-Kittiwake

  • Photo by: Robert Myers
  • Photo Location: Georgetown, Grand Cayman
  • Program: Grand Cayman
  • Term: Summer 2014

It is hard to overstate the influence this travel has had on me, on who I am today. It has shaped my world view, what I find interesting, and what I think about.”

-Dionissi Aliprantis, IU Overseas Study Participant, Greece