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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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Studying Abroad During COVID-19

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

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Following Darwin

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

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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

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