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June 1, 2016

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Updates & Reminders

The Office of Overseas Study is open weekdays, 7:30am - 4:30pm, throughout the summer.

We will be closed Friday, July 3, for Independence Day. 

2015 Photo Contest

At the end of the summer, you will have the opportunity to submit your study abroad photos for our annual photo competition. The Office of Overseas Study judges will choose winners in the categories of People and Places, based on both the quality and content of the entries.

>Photos submitted for the 2015 contest must have been taken while studying abroad during the 2014-15 academic year or summer 2015 and must have been taken by the entrant.

Winners will receive gift cards and other donations from area restaurants and retail stores.

You will receive an e-mail in July with details on how to enter and additional eligibility information. Click here to view past photo contest winners.

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Maximizing your time before coming home

"Whether you are doing a year-long or a semester program, the halfway point makes things a little bit trickier as you try to balance midterm school work and free time. Unfortunately, study abroad does not last forever, and before you know it, you will be boarding the flight to return home."  

Craig Skillman, Lima, Fall '14 & Sao-Paulo, Spring '15

Stay Connected

Read what your peers are saying about studying abroad at our Student Stories Blog. Here are some recent posts:

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We're Halfway There!

"I have officially been in Europe for 3 weeks. I’ve finished an entire course, took a few weekend trips around the country, and even stayed in Stockholm, Sweden for a few days. I’ve eaten great food, terrible food, and had some interesting experiences while watching Danes drink in the streets at Distortion, one of the largest music festivals in Europe that spills socialization into the streets during the longest summer days."   [read more]

Rachel Larsen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Summer 2016

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Sachsenhausen: Past and Present

"In our second week we had our longest and most intimidating journey, a visit to a concentration camp. This past semester I took a class on the history of the Holocaust as part of my history degree, so I knew the logistics of what happened... I just didn’t know what to expect when seeing the camp in person."   [read more]

Sarah Monnier, Berlin, Germany, Summer 2016

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Sunday, Day of Rest

"So far, my new friend, the FitBit ChargeHR, has tracked 104 flights of stairs, 23.6 miles, and 52,699 steps. For roughly 48 hours, I’d say we have made a dent in the calles of Venice. It’s hard to describe the feeling I’ve gotten from walking around Venice."   [read more]

Amanda Duba, Venice, Italy, Summer 2016

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