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Managing Perspectives    

By Mike Brady and Mary Testa This past week presented us with a broad range of experiences. Over the past seven days each of us has had to adapt to varying circumstances. From seven hour bus rides to five star meals to living with lizards and mice to sunrise yoga this week had a little…

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Memorials and Museums

From Russia with Love! Greetings from Peter(no one calls in St. Petersburg)! We are now counting down from 10 days until India, and the end of almost 2/3rds of the semester. Throughout our time here, we all have had some pretty funny stories. We are also learning a lot about Russia through the movie and…

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Zdravstvujtye Russia!

Post By: Natalia Pinzon and Hanishka Gehani   The transition from Shanghai to St.Petersburg has been quite drastic. We came from a fast-paced environment, where we had a lot of speakers and activities and a much more dyna mic and interactive class than what we are traditionally used to. And arriving to a city that…

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Updates from Shanghai

Post by Nicole Carli & Jasmaer Sandhu  Our first full week in Shanghai was packed with exploration, bonding, classes, and company visits. As we delved into the culture of Shanghai, we quickly noticed the contrast with what we had seen in Beijing. Moving from the political capital to the financial capital we’ve seen a larger…

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Adventures to Yiwu and GE

Post by Kim Dvorak & Arjun Murthy This week, the BRIC 2014 group went to two major locations: Yiwu and GE.  Yiwu is a third tier city located south of Shanghai, and is home to many small commodity factories as well as one of the largest commodity markets in the world.  Spending a night there…

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Goodbye Beijing

Post by Cezary Bialon ’16 and Paulina Bosque ’16 During the first week in Beijing, China the group had some amazing experiences. The highlight of which is safe to say was climbing the Great Wall of China. Everyone was amazed by the structure’s history as well as by the views from the top. Walking on…

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Farewell to BRIC

Post by Nina Duong (2015), Isabella Giraldo (2015), and Joy Malabanti (2015) Agra was our last group excursion. We bonded over rough bus rides, immortal mosquitoes, and intensely close quarters. The Taj Mahal is a building significant for its underlying meaning; Shah Jahaan spent a lot of time and effort in dedicating the beautiful building…

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