Photo Blog From Utrecht

Mattie Kirby Major: Exercise Science Focus on Health Care: Summer School Utrecht, Summer II 2017 Mattie Kirby just went on the Focus on Health Care summer program in Utrecht, Netherlands for two months. This program is geared toward healthcare majors like nursing, occupational therapy, Aging studies, Exercise science, like Mattie, and much more. The courses…

Reasons To Travel After Your Program

Melina Wilcox Major: Sculpture Minor: Art History Book Arts in Europe, Summer I 2017 When I was planning my six weeks in Europe—the first four of which were  apart of a study aboard program—all I had were idyllic notions of how wonderful and life-changing this journey would be. I would be remiss to say those notions…

Check List for Book Arts in Europe

Lilee VandeZande Graphic Design Major Book Arts in Europe, Summer I 2017 I have the opportunity to participate in the Book Arts in Europe program that travels to Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands and Belgium for a month. While we are there we will be designing posters, books and prints using old fashioned methods of printing…

My Life in the Netherlands

Samantha Kulhanek Nursing Major Focus on Health Care: Summer School Utrecht 2015 My name is Samantha Kulhanek and I am entering my senior year of Western Michigan University’s Nursing program. I recently embarked on the journey of a lifetime to The Netherlands as part of Western Michigan University’s study abroad program. There, I had the…

Living Arrangements in the Netherlands

Kaitlyn Johnson Accountancy Major Hogeschool Utrecht, Netherlands Spring 2016 Semester I was most excited to experience a new part of the world. I took a week long trip to France six years ago and that gave me the taste of what a different country could be like. I was excited about exploring and learning how…

Daily Life and Transportation in the Netherlands

Kaitlyn Johnson Accountancy Major Hogeschool Utrecht, Netherlands Spring 2016 Semester During times when I wasn’t traveling around my normal schedule would look like this: Wake up go to class, come back eat, spend the remaining time with the wonderful people I met from around the world and most likely walk to Jumbo ( this became…

Healthy Living in the Netherlands

Kaitlyn Johnson Accountancy Major Hogeschool Utrecht, Netherlands Spring 2016 Semester The best thing that I have eaten from the Netherlands is a sweet treat that is called a stroopwafel. A stroopwafel is made up of two thin waffle layers together with a caramel syrup in between. This is comparable to a cookie that we would…

My European Winter Break

Emily Chocron Major: Marketing IAU College, Aix-en-Provence, France  Last week was our winter break and I went to Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Copenhagen.  I was safe in France when the bombings happened. I got back from my break on Sunday with a layover at the Brussels airport where the bombings happened. Over the weekend, I…

Clothes, Food, and Travel in Paderborn

Jesse Imanse Sales and Business Marketing University of Paderborn in Paderborn, Germany Spring Semester 2016 Clothing and Attire This one is actually quite interesting for me because it is so noticeable so quickly. The European style is much different than the American. I almost feel out of place wearing something like my nike hoodie or…