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This podcast is brought to you by study abroad students and staff at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Listen to conversations about study abroad, travel, academic and cultural exchange, and the international experiences that inspire us to seek and learn more as we navigate this world together. Thank you for being here.

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This podcast is brought to you by study abroad students and staff at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Listen to conversations about study abroad, travel, academic and cultural exchange, and the international experiences that inspire us to seek and learn more as we navigate this world together. Thank you for being here.

    A Semester in Dublin Ireland: A Conversation with Siiri Truckey

    A Semester in Dublin Ireland: A Conversation with Siiri Truckey

    Meet Siiri, a Marketing Major who studied abroad last Spring in Dublin, Ireland. Join us as we discuss Siiri’s day to day life in Dublin, her experience studying at UCD, weekend excursion, traveling to other countries while abroad, and tips for students interested. 



    Siiris Semester in Dublin Ireland



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    • 51 min
    International Student Teaching in Slovenia

    International Student Teaching in Slovenia

    Meet Kaleigh, a UMD integrated elementary and special education major who studied abroad in Slovenia. She participated in our International Student Teaching program developed in partnership with the UMD Education Department.



    Kaleigh was a UMD Diversity in Study Abroad Scholarship recipient.

    • 42 min
    Summer Faculty-led Program in Salamanca, Spain

    Summer Faculty-led Program in Salamanca, Spain

    Meet Barbie, a non-traditional UMD student who's double majoring in elementary and special education and Spanish studies. She participated in our faculty-led Spanish Language & Culture study abroad program which was located in the UNESCO World Heritage site in Salamanca, Spain. Hear about her 4-week experience during this intensive language program that took place during the summer of 2023.

    Barbie was a recipient of the UMD Diversity in Study Abroad scholarship.

    • 39 min
    A Semester in South Korea

    A Semester in South Korea

    Meet Steven, a UMD psychology grad, who studied abroad fall of 2022 in Seoul, South Korea through our affiliate provider TEAN (The Education Abroad Network.)



    Steven was a recipient of the UMD Diversity in Study Abroad scholarship.

    • 59 min
    Faculty-led Study Abroad Series - Jamaica: Roots & Rebellion

    Faculty-led Study Abroad Series - Jamaica: Roots & Rebellion

    In this Faculty-led Study Abroad Program series episode, we’ll get to know David Woodward, one of the leaders of our “Jamaica: Roots & Rebellion” study abroad program. He has a diverse background and teaches a variety of courses in History, American Indian Studies, and African and African American Studies. This program provides the opportunity to explore cultural heritage sites that attest to the Jamaican experiences of oppression, resistance, and rebellion—while examining Jamaica’s history through literature, politics, and its world-famous music. Not only will students get to experience the beautiful island of Jamaica,  but many will find the themes and content of this course very relevant today. Learn more about the course at z.umn.edu/JamaicaRoots.

    • 49 min
    Pandemic Series - Mikayla in Galway, Ireland

    Pandemic Series - Mikayla in Galway, Ireland

    It's been just over a year since we brought home 68 UMD study abroad students from all over the globe. This is the second episode of our pandemic series and in this one, we’ll listen to an interview with Mikayla, a UMD Communication Sciences & Disorders student. She was abroad studying in Galway, Ireland when the pandemic hit and ultimately had to cut her study abroad experience short and come home. Hear her reflect about her time abroad, what it was like as more as more news about COVID-19 started circulating, and what her journey home was like.

    • 34 min

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