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Learning Abroad Symposium

The annual Learning Abroad Symposium celebrates the international learning experiences of UR students, faculty, and staff. The symposium is designed to give voice to faculty, staff, and students’ stories through a variety of creative media so that the UR community may better understand and benefit from the learning experiences of peers and colleagues.

2015 Presentations

(4:00 p.m.) Welcoming Remarks
Office of International Education

(4:15 p.m.) Kyung Sun Lee, ’16
Inside the Scottish Parliament
Spring 2015 semester abroad in Scotland

(4:31 p.m.) Meg Pevarski, Center for Student Involvement, and Kevin Corn, Richmond College
Framing Masculinity in a Global Context
Summer 2015 Weinstein Grant in Sweden, France, and the Netherlands

(4:47 p.m.) Masnoon Majeed ’16
A Self in Four Continents
International Student and fall 2014 semester abroad in France, spring 2015 semester abroad in New Zealand, summer study abroad in France

(5:03 p.m.) Rebecca Robinson, ’16
My Year Abroad at Oxford: Papers, Parties, and Personal Discovery
Academic year 2014-2015 in the United Kingdom

(5:19 p.m.) Chaz Barracks, '11 and GC’16
Poster Session: Real Tips from Gay to Gay about Going Abroad: JAPAN
Weinstein Grant, Summer 2015

(5:32 p.m.) Rayna Mohrmann, ’16
Stepping Outside the Bubble in Study Abroad
  Semester abroad in Denmark, Summer Fellowship in Denmark

(5:48 p.m.) Taylor Baciocco, '16
An Italian Internship: Discovering a New Model of Work and Adulthood
Academic year 2014-2015 in Italy

(6:04 p.m.) Hanna Moreland, '16
The Making of an International Genetic Counselor
Burhans Civic Fellow, summer 2015, Peru; semester study abroad in India, S. Africa, & Brazil; SSIR Dominican Republic

2014 Symposium Highlights

Gwen Setterberg, '15
Finding My Voice in Rio de Janeiro