Global & Multicultural

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The Value of Living like a Local

This blog post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor, Julia Dean ’19… Semesters abroad are an exciting time for all of us. Time to explore a new country and culture, make new friends, try new foods and, most of all, travel…right? Many a Beaver believe in the fallacy that abroad is only ‘worth it’…

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Glavin Office Student Spotlight: Temaz Ferguson

For April/May, Temaz Ferguson was showcased as our Student Spotlight … Where is your hometown/country? My hometown is Nassau, Bahamas. What’s one assignment/project that you are currently or working on that you are excited about? One assignment that I am working on for an Economic Development course is a research paper regarding Chinese Foreign Direct…

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BRIC Program

Reflections from India

This blog post was written by BRIC Participant Ola Szymanska ’19… BRIC is an amazing program that I wanted to be part of since high school and the experience ended up being more than I could have ever dreamed of. In studying abroad, I wanted to be challenged and learn outside of my comfort zone.…

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Glavin Office Student Spotlight: Tiffany Shum

Another student that was showcased on our Student Spotlight was Tiffany Shum… Where is your hometown/country? Los Angeles, California (where the best frozen yogurt and burgers are :D) What’s one assignment/project that you are currently or working on that you are excited about? For my supply chain class, my team and I are currently looking into…

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BRIC Program

The Return of BRIC

This post is written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor, Ursula Dedekind ’20… Last Friday marked an entire year having passed since I was accepted to participate in the BRIC program. BRIC is a specially designed study abroad experience where Babson liberal arts and entrepreneurship classes are taught alongside imbedded cultural excursions taking place across Russia, India,…

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Glavin Office Student Spotlight: Melissa Denizard

The student that was showcased on this month’s Student Spotlight is Melissa Denizard… Where is your hometown/country? I was born in Mirebalais, Haiti. I now live in Spring Valley, NY. What’s one assignment/project that you are currently or working on that you are excited about? Currently, I am working on an independent study along with a…

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Turning Struggle Into Opportunity Film Screening & Panel Discussion on 2/20

Melissa Denizard ’20 is a Glavin Global Fellow who created a docuseries entitled “How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Without Clean Water” about the Flint Water Crisis…  Turning Struggle Into Opportunity Film Screening & Panel Discussion Wednesday, February 20th 5-7 PM in Winn Auditorium Register HERE “Flint, Michigan has gone without clean water for over four years. During…

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Glavin Office Student Spotlight: Andrew Suh

The student that was showcased on this month’s Student Spotlight is Andrew Suh… Where is your hometown/country? Flushing, New York What’s one assignment/project that you are currently or working on that you are excited about? I am currently excited about consulting for a food tourism company called “Taste of Lisboa, Food Tours” based in Lisbon, Portugal. They…

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BRIC Program

Encounters with BRIC

This blog post was written by BRIC participants Swathi Nachiappan and Thomas Smith during week 7 of the BRIC Program… Reaching the halfway point of BRIC, we, Swathi and Tommy, as Student Leaders for the week had one intention: energy! We needed more of it. In order to re-energize our group, we decided that we…

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Swecha Reflection

This blog post was written by BRIC Participants Chris Lally and Ursula Dedekind… When we encounter or become aware of social issues and have the means to help, what is our responsibility? Coming into our week as team leaders, our intention was “care for the cohort”, a goal that we set in order to ensure that…

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