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Friday, January 22, 2021

UCR Around the Globe: London, England

Name: Francisco Campos Malpica Most people dream about traveling the world and experiencing new things in countries far away from home. Typically, they’ll have a list of places they would like to go with all the...

UCR Around the Globe: Paris, France

Carina Glasser Second Year Media and Cultural Studies Major, Spanish Minor France UC Center Paris (Language and Culture Program)   I came to France without knowing any of the language, the culture or the monuments (besides the Eiffel Tower and...

UCR Around The Globe: Lyon, France

Name: Reggie Arevalo Status: Senior Major: French and Linguistics, double major City, Country: Lyon, France Host institution: University of Lyon A glimpse of the French lifestyle, culture and society would be a fair summation of what I wanted to...

UCR Around the World: York, United Kingdom

Name: Analise Gay Year: 3rd year Major: English Country: York, United Kingdom Area of Study: English Before leaving for the United Kingdom I told numerous friends that I thought I might cry when border officials finally stamped my passport....

UCR Around the Globe: Paris, France

Name: Alix Conde Year:  Junior Major:  Theater City, Country: Paris, France Host Institution: UC Paris   “I can look down on Paris and know why it is called the City of Light. It sparkles with lights and flowers. In the...

UCR Around the Globe: Barbados

Name: Camille Calloway Year: Senior Major: Psychology Area of Study: Psychology & Cultural Studies Country: Barbados As I stare out of my window writing this article, I see the sun peeking over the clouds just over the horizon of...

Highlanders Abroad

“It really was the time of my life” Last July, I went to Japan as part of an ongoing study abroad agreement between UCR and our sister school, Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan. Just saying...

UCR Around the Globe: Semester at Sea

Name: William Lee Year: Senior Major: Psychology Area of Study: Electives Country: All around the globe! While the majority of you were in class, I spent the last four months circumnavigating the entire world. My travels took me all...

UCR Around the Globe: Italy

Name: Andrew Whall Status: Senior Major: Bioengineering Country: Italy So that moment finally arrives when I’m left standing alone in LAX with that “Oh my God, what did I get myself into?” feeling. It was then that it...

UCR Around the Globe: Summer ‘16

  Author: Cydney Contreras, SSW My second home for the past month has been a charming old city in the Netherlands called Maastricht. Like most of Europe, it is diverse and full of history, with cobblestoned streets...