Diversity Abroad – Blog

Congratulations to our spring 2018 Diversity Abroad scholarship winners!

Diversity Abroad is happy to announce the winners of our Diversity Abroad Scholarships for Spring 2018. Each year, we aim to help meet the needs of students from diverse academic, economic, ethnic, and social backgrounds. Many thanks to AIFS, China Institute, CISI, FIE, Foundation for Global Scholars, Hebrew University of[…]

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Congratulations to our Summer and Fall 2017 Scholarship Recipients!

Diversity Abroad is happy to announce the winners of our Diversity Abroad Scholarships for Summer and Fall 2017. Each year, we aim to help meet the needs of students from diverse academic, economic, ethnic, and social backgrounds. Many thanks to AIFS, China Institute, CISI, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Semester at Sea,[…]

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The 3rd Annual Global Student Leadership Summit in Review

From March 19-22, Diversity Abroad hosted The Global Student Leadership Summit (GSLS) at the University of Minnesota during the 5th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference. 50 students from campuses across the country converged to participate in an intensive three-day summit that sought to provide much needed space and time for students[…]

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Congratulations to our Spring 2017 Diversity Abroad Scholarship Recipients!

Diversity Abroad is happy to announce the winners of our Diversity Abroad Scholarships for Spring 2017. Each year, we aim to help meet the needs of students from diverse academic, economic, ethnic, and social backgrounds. Many thanks to the China Institute, AIFS, CISI, FIE, and Semester at Sea for their[…]

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Hello from the other side…of the Atlantic!

October 25th We arrived to Africa! I never thought I’d be here. Coming into Morocco, I did not know what to expect. We were told it was a very different country, compared to the European countries we visited, but I also heard that Morocco was like the middle ground between[…]

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Visiting Incan Territory

I’ve had friends that studied abroad in Peru. I’ve known people who are from Peru, I’ve heard a lot of great things about it, and I’ve always been fascinated with the Incas and their wonders. The next stop in the itinerary was Peru. I was so excited because I was[…]

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Election Results on the Ship

November 28th We were all sheltered, or as some like to say, confined. Out of sight out of mind. Only until it came into sight and plastered our faces with it. An “oppressed” minority that supports hate came to rise, and all of a sudden demanded every space, and every[…]

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Pura Vida en Costa Rica

I can’t believe we’re finally in the last port of our voyage in Costa Rica and in 10 days I’ll be home. This voyage has gone by so fast and I’m so sad that it’s close to its end. It felt like we were in Greece yesterday. It also feels[…]

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Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone in Ecuador

Our second to last port for SAS is Ecuador. During this port I realized how much I’ve been able to step out of my comfort zone not only in Ecuador but throughout the voyage. In Ecuador I signed up for a field program called Adventure in the Andes. We traveled[…]

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