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Notes from students: Wild Ireland: Literature and the Performing Arts

Filed in Blog, Ireland by on November 7, 2018
Notes from students: Wild Ireland: Literature and the Performing Arts

Interested in studying abroad in Ireland? Check out what students who recently studied on the Wild Ireland: Literature and the Performing Arts program had to say: Lukas Fryer, 2020, Film Studies “A Fantastic and Unforgettable Opportunity” As a film studies major, or as anyone with an appreciation for great art and culture, this study abroad […]

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Feeling less alone on my solo backpacking trip

Filed in Blog, Ireland by on May 22, 2017
Feeling less alone on my solo backpacking trip

by Sherell B. “Having a friend means feeling less alone in the world.” –Deborah Tannen I spent the entire day exploring London alone. For three hours, I walked around Camden Town Market, weaving my way through the labyrinth of shops, street food and tourists. I then headed to the Westminster area, where I checked out […]

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Saying goodbye and visiting the British Isles

Filed in Blog, Ireland, Spain, United Kingdom by on December 1, 2015
Saying goodbye and visiting the British Isles

by Kelly M. About the blogger Kelly M. is studying abroad on the Universidad de Alicante: ALI Abroad program in Alicante, Spain.

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Ireland: My lucky charm

Filed in Blog, Ireland, Spain by on November 12, 2014

We arrived late Thursday night to hear a beautiful sound… ENGLISH! This was something we hadn’t heard consistently in a while. To top it off, it was English with a Irish accent. This was an awesome opportunity to visit Ireland and it was all thanks to Lo pointing us in the right direction. Lo is […]

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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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Fulbright insights

Fulbright insights

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends 800 scholars and professionals each year to more than 140 countries, where they lecture or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. In recent years, dozens of MU faculty have received this prestigious award. In these videos, MU faculty members share their experiences as Fulbright […]

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First days in Ireland: Dublin

Filed in Blog, Ireland, Smith Family Scholarship by on June 11, 2014
First days in Ireland: Dublin

I have been in Ireland for about a week and a half now, and I am nearing the end of my time in Dublin. This is an incredible city, and its history is visible everywhere. Georgian houses line the streets, pubs that have been around for hundreds of years are still standing and cathedral towers […]

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Dublin, Ireland: I see you…

Filed in Blog, Ireland, United Kingdom by on December 3, 2012
Dublin, Ireland: I see you…

Here are the pictures that I promised from my weekend trip to Dublin, Ireland! Enjoy! With Love, Jantsen

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It’s so cold in the D…(Dublin)

Filed in Blog, Ireland, United Kingdom by on November 30, 2012

The title of this blog was thought up and is credited to my good friend Lindsay. The weather in Dublin was cold, very cold; hence the title. (If you’re looking for a complete waste of time, YouTube ‘It’s So Cold in the D.’)  Right, back to the point of this entry — my weekend trip to […]

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