Coming Home: How Buenos Aires Has Changed Me | jritz@capa.org (Julie Ritz)

Elizabeth Withers is an official CAPA blogger for spring 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A double major in English literature and history & philosophy of science at the University of Pittsburgh, she is studying abroad in Buenos Aires this semester.

In her last post, Elizabeth reflects on her favorite places in Buenos Aires and what she learned during her semester abroad.

My time abroad has finally come to an end, and after a 20-odd hour plane ride and a few days at home unpacking, getting my job back, and reconnecting with family and friends, I’ve had…

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My Favorite Class at CAPA: Irish Cinema | jritz@capa.org (Julie Ritz)

Cat Gloria is an official CAPA blogger for summer 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. An Advertising major and a French and Francophone Studies minor at the University of Florida, she is studying abroad in Dublin this semester.

In this week’s post, Cat talks about why her Irish Cinema class is her favorite, referencing some movies she’s watched so far.

While studying abroad, I take four courses in total: two CAPA classes and two University of Florida classes. Taking all of these classes and interning at the same time is a lot of stress, but there is one class…

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How London Introduced Me to My Favorite Things | jritz@capa.org (Julie Ritz)

A CAPA Alumna Interview: Carly Wickham

Meet Carly Wickham, a Journalism major and US History and Psychology minor from Emerson College and former CAPA official vlogger who studied abroad in London during Spring 2016. Below, she talks about how she fell in love with art in London, what it was like to be a Journalism major in a global city, and how to deal with culture shock- then the reverse.

CAPA WORLD: Tell us a bit about yourself. (ie – Where did you study abroad and from which home institution? What is your major? What are some of your hobbies and interests?)
CARLY WICKHAM: I’m…

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Exploring Buenos Aires Through Its History | jritz@capa.org (Julie Ritz)

Sally Rountree is an official CAPA blogger for summer 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Sociology major and Public Health minor at Simmons College, she is studying abroad in Buenos Aires on a custom program this semester.

In this week’s post, Sally tells us what she learned in her first class, and how she observes the city because of it.

When I first walked into Universidad Austral in Buenos Aires I was amazed that I would be taking classes in such a beautiful building. As soon as you walk in there is a large round entrance way with gold trimmings around…

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Exploring Space: The Streets of Boston | jritz@capa.org (Julie Ritz)

“Thoughts on Education Abroad” is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network’s Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

Reading the signs

Coming from suburban America, where people drive from one place to another, walking for no particular reason was a bit of an eccentric thing to do. I could walk for hours in Paris …looking at the way the city was put together, glimpsing its unofficial history here and there, a bullet in the façade of an hotel particulier…or a row of cobblestones revealed by roadworks, several layers below the crust of the…

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Vlog: My Homecoming and How I’ve Grown | jritz@capa.org (Julie Ritz)

Niah Humphrey is an official CAPA vlogger for spring 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A communication major with a minor in Spanish at Auburn University, she is studying abroad in Buenos Aires this semester.

In this week’s post, Niah heads home after her semester abroad, and shares with us how she’s changed.

Thanks, Niah!
Niah’s journey continues every Thursday so stay tuned.

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A Dublin Foodie’s Paradise: Where to Eat | jritz@capa.org (Julie Ritz)

Madeline Messina is an official CAPA blogger for summer 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. An Advertising major and a French and Francophone Studies minor at the University of Florida, she is studying abroad in Dublin this semester.

In this week’s post, Madeline delves into foodie paradise, telling us the history of Irish food and reccomending some places to eat.

Before I came to Ireland, I had a lot of people warn me that the food in Ireland is dry and bland. According to them, all I would eat were potatoes and corned beef. The only person who told me that…

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