Post Tagged with: "study abroad"

Study Abroad Sees Steady Increase in Participation

The number of students studying abroad has increased from 561 in the 2012-13 year to 684 students in the 2015-16 year, marking a 21.9 percent increase and the highest overall enrollment in the past three years. Georgetown currently offers study abroad options in 40 countries ranging from Botswana and Cameroon[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Column: Settling in Seoul

When I first arrived in Korea, it did not really feel all that different. While in the months prior I had been overcome by nerves and anxiety, the night before I left, I was strangely calm. Even after I arrived at Incheon International Airport after more than 19 hours of[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide, Uncategorized
Noah Taylor

Fighting for an Accessible World

In the fourth grade, we learned how to line dance. The boys and girls faced each other at the center of the gym, reaching out to each other with sweaty hands, skipping and twirling down the line. It was in this line that I first understood how truly different I[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
HARVEY: Millenials Here and Abroad

HARVEY: Millenials Here and Abroad

Along with the advent of the spring season and the panic-inducing pre-registration period, this past week has also brought the arrival of my good friend and Villa Le Balze roommate Claudia to campus. While we were at the Villa, Claudia decided to remain abroad for the entire year, enrolling last-minute[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

HARVEY: Going Away Or Getting Away?

As classes resume after the spring and Easter breaks, campus has been flooded by tanned, refreshed students. It is almost certain that, while walking across campus, you will overhear a conversation between these individuals that sounds something like this: “Hey! How was [insert tropical-location-where-the-drinking-age-is-18 here].” I myself am one of[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

HARVEY: A View of Europe at a Crossroads

During my last semester spent at the Villa Le Balze in Florence, I was fairly sheltered from the crises that have plagued Europe, notably the ongoing refugee crisis that European political leaders have continued to face. In the United States, Donald Trump makes the issue of xenophobia relatable for the[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 1 comment Guide Columns, The Guide

University Issues Zika Warning to Community

Georgetown’s Interim Chief Public Health Officer Ranit Mishori recommended precautionary measures for students traveling in Latin America and the Caribbean as a result of the outbreak of the mosquito-born Zika virus, in a campus-wide email sent February 2, as well as for students studying abroad in affected countries. “I am[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

HARVEY: Beyond Pasta, Italy’s Lessons On Dining

Since moving back to campus for the spring semester, like every other returning study abroad student, I have been asked — in line at Saxbys, sitting in friends’ apartments and on the treadmill at Yates — the well-intended but fairly perfunctory question: “Oh my gosh, how was abroad?” This outburst[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
Serving Georgetown, Serving Qatar

Serving Georgetown, Serving Qatar

When one searches “SFS Qatar” on Google, the third search result that pops up is Ari Goldstein’s op-ed in The Hoya from October 2014 stating that the campus is subject to a brutal regime. After spending my fall semester at the School of Foreign Service campus in Qatar, I can[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized

HARVEY: Lessons From My European Adventure

As I prepared to leave home for the spring semester, I caught myself staring at a stack of jumbled postcards from my travels, next to the cooking supplies from Target that I planned to use to make beautiful, Italian meals in my Henle kitchen. I was nursing an espresso that[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Uncategorized