Jeanyna in Santiago

Hello hello everyone! My name is Jeanyna and I’m an Environmental Studies major from New York City. As a Latinx, queer, first-gen & low-income student, I am very thrilled to study abroad in Santiago, Chile this spring semester through Middlebury College. Study abroad is an important aspect of many students’ journey at Amherst, but the experience is extra special for

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Anna in Chiang Mai

Hi! My name is Anna Hogarth and I am an Environmental Studies major from New Jersey. I will be studying abroad in Chiang Mai, Thailand with the International Sustainable Development Studies Institute (ISDSI). I will be learning about sustainable farming, the ethno-ecological relationship between humans and forests, and more. This program is especially unique because I will go on three

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Sharon in Strasbourg, France

Bonjour! I’m Sharon, a French major from Los Angeles, studying abroad in Strasbourg, France through the Syracuse University – Strasbourg program. I’m excited to be sharing my experiences studying at the Sciences Po of Strasbourg with local French students, learning about the blend of French and German culture in the Alsace region, and integrating into French culture as an Asian

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Silvia in Oxford, England

Hey everyone! My name is Silvia Huang and I’m a senior studying abroad at Oxford University for the Fall 2021 semester. I’m a LJST and ASLC double major and will be taking Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management and Ethics, and Italian Renaissance Painting for the Michaelmas term. I’m excited to reflect on expanding our “bubbles” (our personal worldviews that are shaped

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Dorothy in Oxford, England

Hi! I’m Dorothy Scarborough, and I’m a junior studying English and Art History. Throughout the 2021-2022 academic year, I will be studying at New College, Oxford through the Amherst direct enroll program. I’m interested in Oxford’s famous tutorial program and working in small class sizes (hence my enrollment at Amherst), and I plan to write extensively about the differences and

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Amritha at Dartmouth

Hi! My name is Amritha, and I am a junior Biochemistry and Biophysics major from Hartford County, Connecticut. This semester, I am virtually studying away at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire through the Dual Degree Program in Engineering.  Throughout my time studying away, I will use this blog to document my personal growth as I navigate remote study at

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Sustainability Fellow: Rebecca in Copenhagen

Rebecca in Copenhagen

Hi everyone! I’m Rebecca, an Environmental Studies major from Westchester County, NY. This semester, I am studying abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark, learning about Danish culture, urban planning, and Arctic geology. I am very excited to be able to experience a new culture and continue my environmental education beyond Amherst. As a Global Sustainability Fellow, I am going to be taking

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