Reflection #7

“Make a list of what you think are the most important things to know or understand about the country you plan to study abroad in.”   I will be studying […]

Reflection #6

‘What’s one thing that you definitely don’t want to give up when you go abroad? Why? How will you cope if you have to?” As terrible as it sounds, the […]

Reflection #5

Thinking back, what “culture shocks” did you experience while transitioning from high school to college life? What were some of the hardest moments? The most rewarding? How do you think […]

As you go through your day, think about what would be different about each part of it if you were experiencing it as a non-American. What would be harder? Stranger? […]

Reflection #3

As my final exam for my “Water in Developing Countries” class, I had to write a four-page paper on any topic that was discussed in class. I chose a subject […]

OU Cousins

The University of Oklahoma has a program, OU Cousins, that pairs international students with American students. The program is designed to help the foreign students become acclimated to American culture […]

Reflection #2

Look up either a few of the staple foods or dishes or the traditional music of a country you want to visit, and describe why they are or aren’t appealing. […]

Reflection #1

  Think about a class you’re taking that doesn’t seem to have anything to do with “global engagement.” How might increased multicultural or international understanding impact what you’re learning there? […]

Michael Sulick Luncheon

Last week, I attended a lunch discussion led by Michael Sulick, the former Director of the National Clandestine Service at the CIA, where he talked about his experiences and general espionage […]