USF in Ireland: Days in Galway

Ireland offers various traveling experiences for any type of visitor, from the sports enthusiast to the tranquility seeker.  Galway, the second stop on our three city education abroad experience, is the trip’s first chance at more rural and natural areas of Ireland. Known for being a big Irish city with…

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Week 2 In England

Today makes 11 days that I’ve been in England for my Study Abroad program. The classes are so intriguing and interesting and so are the people! Since being here, we’ve gone on so many different excursions. Just this past Saturday (27 July), we went to Stonhenge and the town of…

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USF in Ireland: Meeting Ryle Dwyer

Anyone who takes dedication to a passion swears to a central idea that unites any field.  While the U.S president swears allegiance to protection of the constitution, a journalist’s duty is to “seek truth and report it.”  Historian and newspaper editor Ryle Dwyer explained to us his anecdotes that resulted…

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Final Entry

The last weeks in China were spent studying for our final exams and preparing for our 8 day study tour of the Shandong Province. The last day of classes everyone rushed to exchange gifts with our classmates (just the ones we bonded with) while also studying as much as possible…

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Week 3: Reality sets in

Boa tarde. The third week had now arrived. I was starting to feel a lot more comfortable navigating the streets of Salvador and the corridors of my Brazilian home. Folded laundry was something I could get used to. Living in a household that employs a maid is a luxury I…

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Cycle, Ferry, Repeat

Yesterday, Sunday, was a free day for the International Summer School students to use as we pleased. Veronica, Cayla, myself, and Jordan, a student from Montana, planned a day trip to the nearby historic shipbuilding town of Topsham. After breakfast, we headed down towards the Quay to rent bicycles for…

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USF in Ireland: A Modern Proposal

Since it’s charter in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, Trinity College has provided education to admitted students and study abroad programs.  Among its long history of diverse students, several notable alumni have made global contributions that are studied and cherished to this day.  One of those alumni includes a theology…

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