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I’m blonde, no entiendo nada

Filed in Blog, Chile by on August 27, 2018
I’m blonde, no entiendo nada

by Lane B. In the U.S. blondes are sterotypically, well, dumb. They are spacey and smiley and can seem a little lost. In Chile, where I am often the only blonde in a room, my hair means something slightly different. Coupled with my sub par Spanish, it immediately marks me as either a hapless exchange […]

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Three countries, 14 days, 19 new friends and infinite memories

Filed in Argentina, Blog, Chile, Uruguay by on February 15, 2017
Three countries, 14 days, 19 new friends and infinite memories

by Elizabeth N. Three countries, 14 days, 19 new friends and infinite memories describes my study abroad experience in a nutshell. During winter break 2016/17, I was fortunate enough to participate in the Trulaske College of Business South America program, where I could immerse myself in Chilean and Argentine cultures. My travel experience prior to […]

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Bringing it back to MU

Bringing it back to MU

Fulbright opportunities benefit campus and faculty alike By Dianna Borsi O’Brien [slickr-flickr tag=”fulbright,feature” tagmode=”all” type=”gallery” sort=”description” thumbnail_size=”small” ] What do 16th century globes, an indigenous tribe in Chile and pregnant Irish cows have in common? Fulbright scholars from MU. Each year, a number of MU faculty members receive one of the nearly 800 Fulbright Scholar […]

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