Amari is a 22 years old UW Tacoma transfer student. She will be studying abroad in the Netherlands on the Comparative Criminal Justice program. While abroad, she will explore the Dutch justice system and analyze crime reduction techniques and receive education in regards to methods of interaction with high-risk, vulnerable, and minority groups. She is very excited to be blogging this experience and can’t wait to show you all the attractions she encounters, along with the beautiful architecture and other unique aspects of Dutch culture!
Field of Study: Psychology, Global Engagement and Sociology
Expected Graduation: Spring 2020
Jessy is studying abroad in Campo Grande, Brazil this summer. She believes this study abroad program will enhance her understanding of other cultures and ethnicities, as well as the effects of postcolonialism on South Americans. She looks forward to learning more about the sociopolitical and ecological issues that Brazilians currently face as well.
Adrianna will be going to Bolivia to study healthcare in a remote location this summer before entering her fourth and final year at UW Tacoma. In Spring 2020 she will be graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences and a minor certificate in Asian Studies. Throughout her time at UW Tacoma she has been involved on campus by working in Housing and Residence Life and being a member and officer of the Filipino-American Student Association (FASA sa UWT). These experiences have shaped her as a person, have helped her discover her identity and she hopes that this study abroad experience will have a similar effect. Adrianna is excited to fully immerse herself in the culture of Bolivia and in the study of global health as she begins her applications for medical schools.
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Ecuador: Spanish Language and Culture
Field of Study: Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Expected Graduation: Spring 2019
Vanessa will be participating in the study abroad program in Quito, Ecuador during Summer A Term. She has a love and fascination for Latino and Hispanic culture and is excited to learn and share her experiences with her peers. She is a very fun loving as outgoing person and is looking forward to meeting new friends and soaking up everything Ecuadorian culture has to offer.
JSIS/Hellenic Studies Greece: Greece and Europe- Travelers, Migrants, and Tourists
Field of study: Global Studies
Expected graduation: Winter 2019
Molica is senior at UW Tacoma. She is also a local artist in Tacoma, WA. She enjoys taking photos of street art and occasionally writes poetry. She will be attending the UW Seattle summer 2018 JSIS Greece Study Abroad Program.
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Argentina: Urban Field Experience
Field of Study: Sustainable Urban Development
Expected graduation: Spring 2019
My name is Miles Cameron and I am going to be going to Buenos Aires this August. I am excited to apply what I have learned in my Urban Studies classes to an international city with lots of culture and history.