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Gateway to Taiwan Initiative

October 3, 2020 by Kayla Brooks | travel

Each semester, the Center for Global Education hosts a series of events in support of the Gateway to Taiwan Initiative. The Center for Global Education, in collaboration with the Department of World Languages and Culture, additional departments at Chapman University, and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, created the Gateway to Taiwan Initiative in the

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Meet the 2020/21 CGE Student Team

October 2, 2020 by Kayla Brooks | education abroad

The Center for Global Education would like to introduce our outstanding student team. The CGE student team is comprised of Peer Advisors, Graduate Assistants, and Student Assistants. Although our student team may be working remotely, they are still accessible. Students can meet with a Peer Advisor through our Peer Advising Drop-In hours to join a

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Study Abroad: Into the “Known”

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

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CGE Photo Contest 2020 Winners!

September 21, 2020 by | education abroad

Students who went abroad in the past academic year submitted photos and won prizes! Check out the 2020 contest winning photos below. You can view all photos by going to the CGE Facebook page and searching in the albums – Photo Contest 2020. The following student winners’ photos will be displayed in a Student Union

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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

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Bringing Diversity to Prague

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,

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My Mediterranean Experience

July 30, 2020 by Tiffany Yang | education abroad

Tiffany Yang ’21 participated in the summer ’19 travel course, “Exploring the Original Mediterranean Diet.” In her blog post below, she covers a spectrum of topics, including her background at Chapman, how she prepared to study abroad, what she learned about her identity, and the value she sees in Black, Indigenous, and Students of Color

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Differently-abled on Semester at Sea

July 14, 2020 by Giselle Nissenbaum | education abroad

Giselle Nissenbaum ’21, psychology major, sailed on Semester at Sea in fall 2019. It is amazing what kind of thinking and self-reflection happens when you pluck yourself out of your world and escape to a ship in the middle of the ocean (Semester at Sea) with nothing but yourself, your past, and your thoughts toward

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Creative Ways of Fundraising to Study Abroad

June 25, 2020 by | education abroad

Finances are often one of the biggest obstacles students face to study abroad, so we have compiled a list of ways Chapman students have fundraised and saved money for their global education experiences. With the money you fundraise, you could afford to participate and indulge in various opportunities abroad, such as taking a local cooking

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The Internship: A Prague Workplace

June 24, 2020 by Emma Asson | education abroad

Emma Asson ’21, Broadcast Journalism and Documentary major, studied abroad at Anglo-American University in Prague, Czech Republic in spring 2020. When I envisioned my semester abroad, which I had been doing for years, I imagined lots of worse case scenarios for what could happen while away from home. Worries like not meeting friends to travel

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