For four months, I was a resident of Sydney, Australia. Studying abroad “down under” for the spring, I attended one of Australia’s most prestigious universities, learned to surf, cuddled a koala, fed kangaroos, slept under the stars in the Outback, and swam in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. I also visited neighboring New Zealand, where I hiked Franz Josef glacier.
I thought I’d fall eternally in love with the most romantic city in the world. But like all relationships, this one had its ups and downs. Here’s how to get over the inevitable culture shock when you study abroad.
Two long flights last January and my life is completely different. I couldn’t believe I was finally in Paris.
Two Ithaca College alums received Fulbright Awards, scholarships given to advance international research and increase mutual understanding between citizens of the United States and other countries.
Melendy Krantz ’09, anthropology and politics double major, will travel to Bangladesh where she will be studying how women's subcultures and caregiver subcultures in Bangladesh...
Kulmusik, the Ithaca College School of Music contemporary chamber ensemble, performed at the 20th International New Music Festival, "Sound Ways," in St. Petersburg, Russia, this past fall. The concert took place at Glinka Hall of the Philharmonic, one of St. Petersburg's most beautiful and prestigious halls.
The ensemble combines six faculty members and eight students under...
This summer, the Namgyal Monastery Institute of Buddhist Studies offers students and the Ithaca community the opportunity to travel to Dharamsala, India, to experience Tibetan life and culture in exile.
For three weeks, participants will connect with the exiled Tibetan community, learn from the Tibetan Dalai Lama, and experience Buddhism from the perspective of Tibetan monks....
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