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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

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Up In The Air

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our second entry for Sunday, 1/22 comes from Joe Melican.   Sunday was supposed to be our day off.  We could have slept in and spent the whole day relaxing on the beach. But NOT SO

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A Brazilian Sunday

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our first entry for Sunday, 1/22 comes from Rob Ruiz. Sunday = leisure. Sunday, in Rio de Janeiro, in the Summer, on a 90 degree day … now that’s a whole different kind of leisure. For