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Fall 2017 Academic Travel Experiences

And we are back!
Students have returned to campus from exciting international experiences, and are gearing up for final exams and winter break. I have interviewed some students about their memories from Academic Travel, and here is what they have to say:

Name: Ethan Chong

Year: Junior
Major: International Management with an emphasis in Marketing
Hometown: Denver, Colorado Academic Travel Location: Barcelona, Spain

What was the focus of the course?
“The focus of the course this year was specific to the current political situation between Catalonia and the greater Spain. We concentrated on what was going on, why it was happening, and if people actually wanted independence.”
What was your favorite learning moment?
“When we spoke with the dean of one of the universities there. He told us all about his own perspective, because he is from Barcelona. He explained to us that a lot of people feel like they are being treated unfairly by the Spanish government, and that few people really want indepen…