Media Ethics in London!!!

Written By: Kaley Kelly Major: Communication Studies Program: Media Ethics in London     Hello once again my fellow Broncos! I’ve currently been in London now studying abroad for almost two weeks. Studying Media Ethics in London while representing Western Michigan University has exceeded every expectation I had before departing for this glorious journey abroad….

Pilot: Pre-Departure to Spain

Yoanna Chavez Major: Biomedical Science Minors: Chemistry Spanish Global International Studies Studying Abroad in Santander Spain I’m going on an adventure! I am nervous, scared, curious, and excited for this new adventure I am going on. I will be studying abroad in Santander, Spain. I chose this location because I always dreamed of visiting Spain,…

Seeking Spain

Madeline Peterson Spanish, Ceramics Santander Summer 2019 About six months ago I expressed to my Mom the desire to study abroad in Santander, Spain. In an effort to receive both a degree in Ceramics and Spanish in a timely manner, I figured that studying abroad during the summer would be the perfect opportunity. Of course…

Quest to London

Kaley Kelly Major/ Minor: Communications/ Global and International studies Program: Media Ethics in London for Western Michigan University Hello fellow students! My name is Kaley, and I will be departing to London here soon to study Media Ethics for two weeks. Many factors came into play when I decided to travel off to London as…

My Worries are Behind Me!

Joshua Sanchez Film, Video, & Media Studies Media Ethics in London For the seasoned traveling senior, My passport expires in four years, will it still work this July? Will I need everything that I pack? Is the time on my ticket Michigan time or Chicago time? Do I have enough room for souvenirs? What if…

Pre-Departure for London!

Samantha Trim Major: Interpersonal Communication Media Ethics in the U.K. When I told my mom that I wanted to study abroad, I could tell that she was apprehensive — to say the least. Once she saw that the whole program was guided by a professor, she was instantly more comfortable. The itinerary lines out everywhere…

Comfort Zone? I don’t know her!

Kathryn Elms Major: Organizational Communication Program: Spanish in Quito, Ecuador I waited to write this blog until after we returned from the Galapagos, and I am so glad I did. This weekend was a great opportunity to challenge myself and step outside my comfort zone. So, the theme this week is comfort zones: when to…

Too Old for Study Abroad? Not with WMU!

Heather Mauney Youth and Community Development major, Gerontology minor Blogging for International Perspectives of Older Adults in Ireland, Summer II My biggest fear (well, one of them) going into a study abroad program was my age. Unlike my other travel-mates, I am almost 40. How would other students react to having me on the trip?…

“Adventure Is Out There”

Samantha McGrath Majors: Food and Consumer Packaged Goods Marketing and Leadership and Business Strategy Program: Business and Culture in Thailand I am super excited to travel to Thailand. I think the phrase that best describes how I’m feeling at this moment is from a well-known movie UP, “Adventure is out there!”. After attending the pre-departure…

Waking up to Italy

Sarah Trumbull Major: Graphic Design Program: Book of Arts in Italy You know when you wake up on very important days, such as your birthday, and it is your first thought when you wake up? “It’s my birthday today” you think, with your head still on the pillow and your eyes hardly open. It felt…

Soon to be World Traveler

Jacob Kubiak Major: Global and International studies Program: Qasid Arabic Institute, Jordan I have always wanted to travel and see some of the world’s most beautiful places. Growing up, I was not taught much about the world outside the United States of America. Now I have the opportunity to learn about the world from a…