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Study Abroad: Into the “Known” A Heritage-Seeker's Story

September 25, 2020 by Lisa Matsui | education abroad

Lisa Matsui ‘21, Global Communication and World Languages major/Public Relations minor, participated in a spring 2019 semester abroad program in Tokyo, Japan. As a Japanese American who has frequented Tokyo several times before to visit relatives, I was definitely concerned with whether this trip abroad would be “worth it.” Most college students are only able

Virtual Study Abroad Fair

August 19, 2020 by | education abroad

The fall 2020 Study Abroad Fair, featuring programs from around the globe, was held from Monday, September 14 – Friday, September 18 via Zoom. Discover all programs on the Global Gateway. Click on each session below to watch a recording of the presentation. You will need to log in with your Chapman username to watch

Bringing Diversity to Prague Creating bonds and understanding across cultures

August 3, 2020 by Maia Coffey | education abroad

Maia Coffey ‘21, Public Relations and Advertising major/Production Design for Film minor, participated in a spring 2020 semester abroad program in Prague. Going abroad has been a dream of mine since I started an online art magazine with my friends in high school. The magazine was submission-based, and we unexpectedly got submissions from Japan, Belgium,

Studying Abroad During COVID-19 An unexpected early return

April 20, 2020 by | education abroad

Since the implementation of a Global Level 4 Health Advisory –Do Not Travel by the U.S. Department of State due to COVID-19, all spring 2020 study abroad students have been advised to return home and have transitioned to online learning. Nevertheless, Chapman students are resilient. They had to navigate an unprecedented situation while in a

Following Darwin Interterm 2020 in the Galapagos

February 7, 2020 by Sarah Otto | education abroad

Sarah Otto ’20 connects her passion for marine science to the unique environmental system in the Galapagos. As a biology major emphasizing in evolution and ecology, I always believed the Galápagos Islands to be some mystical land where Charles Darwin developed his theory of evolution. I’ve read countless books and literature on the island’s role

Witnessing History in Hong Kong

January 27, 2020 by Andrew Schwartz | education abroad

Andrew Schwartz ’20, majoring in Business Administration, studied abroad at the Chinese University Hong Kong in Fall 2019 and develops a unique perspective by witnessing the city’s ongoing protests firsthand, culminating with an early end to his semester abroad. When I had decided to study abroad at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, I never

Semester at Sea An Atypical Study Abroad Program with Hidden Benefits

January 13, 2020 by Daniel Garcia | education abroad

Semester at Sea (SAS) is a study abroad program in which students live and take all their classes on a ship while visiting nearly a dozen countries.  No other program integrates circumnavigating the planet into the curriculum.  In fact, Chapman was an original founder and the primary academic sponsor of SAS from 1965-1975.  This January,

Studying Abroad as a Spoonie Experiences in Ireland

January 13, 2020 by Taylor Hein | education abroad

Taylor Hein ’21 is an English Literature, Rhetoric, and Cultural Studies major and studied abroad in Ireland in Spring 2019. In January of 2018, I was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease that targets your joints and internal organs. Later that year, I was also diagnosed with fibromyalgia, another autoimmune disease which

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