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La vie en France: "Life in France"

April 23, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
Dr. Marie Langhorne, professor of French, and Ann Clifton, Assistant to the Office of the Provost and the Glenn and Addie Ketner Center for International Studies, accompanied a group of 6 students to France for a cultural experience unlike any other. Dr. Langhorne's class, a special topics course in…
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Days Three & Four in Europe: Rome

March 11, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
Day 3: Today is the third day in Rome. Today was the day that we went to the Colosseum. When we first approached the Colosseum, it was breathtaking. Learning about the history and looking at all the different sculptures and paintings was something that I will never forget.  After the Colosseum, we…
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Day Two in Wales: Tourists or Travelers

March 11, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
Some of us students had a discussion today on the differences between being a tourist and being a traveler.  Today, we were definitely travelers.  The experiences we had were definitely not ones tourists could get.  In the morning we drove to Aberdaron and met with Welsh writer, poet, and educator,…
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Day One in Wales

March 10, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
The weather in Charlotte wasn’t favorable when we left on Friday, it had been snowing with freezing rain and was very slushy and cold out.  Our flight to D.C. was running behind, but we made our flight to Manchester on what seemed a small plane for an overnight international flight.  Dinner and…
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Day Two in Europe

March 10, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
Day 2 began with our flight from Charlotte landing in Munich, Germany. It was weird being in a country where English wasn't the first language. We didn't have a lot of time before our transfer flight so we walked to the gate and boarded our next flight to Rome. The plane was a lot smaller this time…
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