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Tamara’s Take

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 Friday, 1/20 comes from Tamara Stone.   Today was an early start for us as it was our transfer day from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.  On our way we had

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Adeus San Paolo, Olá 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 Friday, 1/20 comes from Kim Bowman. On our last morning in San Paulo, we woke before sunrise to board a bus for our drive to Rio de Janeiro and a corporate visit at

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Kimberly’s Take

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 Thursday, 1/19 comes from Kimberly Taing. The day started off with a visit to UNICA, a representative for sugarcane mills. Before the presentation by Luana, I was not too informed about ethanol and

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Sustainability and Social Responsibility in Brazil

January 25, 2012 by | Travel Courses

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our first entry for Thursday, 1/19 comes from Elaine Ho Chen. Sustainability and social responsibility was the theme for Thursday’s corporate visits.  We visited UNICA , the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association and also Natura, a

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Day 5 of WDWS

January 24, 2012 by | Travel Courses

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences in New York City.  Our entry for Friday, 1/20/2012 comes from Sumair Devani, Preston Oklejas, Derek Witte, and Tucker Johnson. This morning’s adventure was quite exciting, and it was relatively warm in comparison to other days this week, with a temperature of

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Day 4 of WDWS

January 24, 2012 by | Travel Courses

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences in New York City.  Our entry for Thursday 1/19/2012 comes from Grace Song, Eva Wong, Eric Lambert, and Charles Clark. Citigroup talked with us first this morning. Ms. Shelly Dropkin started off the presentation with a video overview of Citigroup, and then

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Experimental Economics, Accounting and Society: A Conference in Memory of John Dickhaut

January 22, 2012 by | Economic Science Institute

January 13th through January 14th, the Economic Science Institute hosted “Experimental Economics, Accounting and Society: A Conference in Memory of John Dickhaut” at the Sandhu Conference Center of Chapman University. The conference focused on four areas that interested John during his career: Accounting and Society, Methodology in Experimental Economics, Neuroeconomics, and Trust and Reciprocity. Nobel

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Day 2 – Churrascaria

January 19, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our entry for Wednesday, 1/18 comes from Mindie Te. How could one come to Brazil without trying Brazilian BBQ – Churrascaria ?  The adventurous bunch took up the tour guide’s recommendation and went to Vento Haragano . 

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Day 3 of WDWS

January 19, 2012 by | Travel Courses

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences in New York City.  Our entry for Wednesday 1/18/2012 comes from Jai Cheema and Miriam Allred. Alarm goes off at 8:00am. SNOOZE! Ten minutes later it goes off again, and this time we get up and get ready. Our first visit was

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Brazil Travel Course 2012: Day 1 – Arrival

January 18, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our first entry comes from Ashley Schainuck. Finally getting off the plane, I was very excited to get into Brazil.  Lost and a little confused in the Portuguese-speaking country, I tried to use my Spanish to get me around