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A Director’s Reflection

February 9, 2012 by | Travel Courses

The Schmid Center for International Business hosted the January, 2012 MBA International Travel class to Brazil. Students visited an array of foreign and local invested corporations to gain an in-depth appreciation of global operations and an appreciation of Brazilian business culture. In Sao Paulo, a mega city with more than 20 million residents, students’

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IFREE/ESI Lecture Series Presents Alexandra Rosati – Evolutionary economics: Mapping decision-making traits in chimpanzees, bonobos, and humans

February 3, 2012 by | Economic Science Institute

Feb. 3rd, Alexandra Rosati – Evolutionary economics: Mapping decision-making traits in chimpanzees, bonobos, and humans – Readings for the lecture: The Evolutionary Origins of Human Patience: Temporal Preferences in Chimpanzees, Bonobos, and Human Adults, A fruit in the hand or two in the bush? Divergent risk preferences in chimpanzees and bonobos, and  Chimpanzees and bonobos

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The Final Day

February 2, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our entry for the final travel day, January, 1/28 comes from Kevin Tunstill.  This isn’t the end of our blog – we will periodically keep posting news and updates about the Brazil Travel program at Chapman University.  The next

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The Dona Marta Favela Trip

January 27, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our entry for Wednesday, 1/25 comes from   Ondrej Skorpil.   It was impossible to skip a trip to a favela after seeing the City of Men film. Doug Tuggle, Tamara Stone, Kim Bowman, Petr

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Media and Religion in Brazil

January 27, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our entry for Tuesday, 1/24 comes from Petr Vostry and Vaclav Mares. Tuesday January 24 was the last day of corporate visits. We visited TV Globo in the morning and the Cristo Redentor afterwards. TV Globo

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Monday’s take from Yuan-Che

January 27, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our second entry for Monday, 1/23 comes from Yuan-Che Cheng.   It was no surprise that traffic was awful in downtown Rio on Monday morning. Thanks to the traffic, I had more time to explore and record the

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#WDWS12 Back to the OC

January 26, 2012 by | Graduate & MBA

As the travel portion of the 2012 Walk Down Wall Street travel course has reached its conclusion, a word from its instructor, Professor Ayca Altintig. The WDWS 2012 Class is back from New York City!  It was a very exciting week overall!  We visited many great financial companies and institutions.  Students went on the

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Viva Rio

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our entry for Monday, 1/23 comes from Nick Gaudiot. Our day started with a trip to PetroBras , a Brazilian oil company. It was very interesting to see how much of the oil business PetroBras controlled

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A View From Above

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our third entry for Sunday, 1/22 comes from Jess MacMillan. Sunday here in Rio turned out to be a sunny and clear day with unlimited possibilities to take in the beauty of the city.  One way