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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...

UCR Around the Globe: Florence, Italy

Name: Linda On Status: Second-year Major : Pre-Business/Business Administration City: Florence, Italy Host Institution: UC Center Florence Ciao, my fellow Highlanders.   This time last year I remember applying to study abroad in Florence, Italy for the summer of 2013. To...

UCR Around the Globe: Russia

Name: Neil Crowley Year: Senior Major: History, Anthropology Area of Study: Russian Area Studies Country: RussiaI always had wanted to weather a Russian winter.  For some reason, I thought doing so would give me an insight I lacked—considering...

UCR Around the Globe: Madrid, Spain

Name: Kimberly Rolan Major: Sociology Area of Study: Madrid, Spain Year: Junior Host Institution: UC Center Madrid   What do I remember about my summer in Spain? I remember admiring the colossal and luminous Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela during...

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: Rome, Italy

Driving down the I-15 toward San Diego on my way to the airport, a thought struck me: I guess it’s true that all roads lead to Rome. So while mine included a long layover...

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 Globe: London, UK

When I decided I wanted to study abroad, there was only one choice: London. And no, not (just) because I was hoping to run into Prince Harry. A previous trip when I was 11...

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...

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...