Category Archives: Honors College Study Abroad Grant

Packing (and mapping) through Pompeii

Austin Kreulach, a rising computer science junior, recently spent two weeks of his summer in southern Italy with a program led by Dr. Dave Fredrick and Dr. Rhodora Vennarucci. Throughout his time, Austin learned how to map, how to pack, … Continue reading

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Blooming in Brighton

Thea Winston is a rising accounting senior from Forrest City, Arkansas. Before a hectic senior year of taking the GMAT and participating in her many student organizations, Thea traveled to Brighton, England. From academics to street art to some timely lessons on acceptance, … Continue reading

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Finding your Mist

Jacob Maestri is a rising senior math major from Fort Smith, Arkansas. He recently traveled to Cape Town, South Africa and on a hard, fog-cloaked climb up Table Mountain, found new insights on the journey, the people, and the experience.  … Continue reading

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La Cocina Peruana: Arequipa

Our resident food critic and H2Passport: Peru student Dennis Mitchell walks us through the tastes of Peru in a two-part series, ending in Arequipa. Within our first two hours in Arequipa, I realized that it was everything Lima was not. Whereas Lima was big, hot, wet, … Continue reading

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Taking the Peruvian Polar Plunge

After their visit to Taquile Island, H2Passport: Peru student Dani Carson was one of five ladies brave enough to jump into the frigid waters of Lake Titicaca, and she says she’d do it again. Read about Dani’s experience, and follow to the … Continue reading

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My Peruvian Prosperity

After an enlightening conversation with the girlfriend of their tour guide, honors pre-med student Anthony Azzun‘s eyes opened to the rich history of religious art in La Catedral del Cuzco. Anthony was one of 16 honors students to take part in H2Passport: Peru, a new study-at-home-and-abroad experience offered by … Continue reading

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Presenting Abroad: Coursework Behind the Vacation

       After researching in Fayetteville, all of the students participating in H2Passport: Peru gave a presentation at their site of interest. Honors College Fellow and English major Dylan DeLay reports on the awe of experiencing the meticulous stonework of Ollantaytambo in person. After turning … Continue reading

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La Cocina Peruana: Lima

Our resident food critic and H2Passport: Peru student Dennis Mitchell walks us through the tastes of Peru in a multi-part series beginning in Lima. During my time in Peru, I have received a certain reputation. A reputation as someone who will try … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Our Smiles Fool You

With bright textiles and chicha morada in abundance, the H2Passport: Peru intersession course was a whirlwind of cultural riches. Don’t think that means that it was lacking in rigor. Dr. Laurence Hare, who led the course along with Dr. Shawn Austin, … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Vicuña

In response to a call to do “something different” for the #H2Peru blog, Honors College Fellow and psych major Summer Webers channeled a vicuña. Everything you read below is completely true. It was a perfectly overcast day. We were grazing in … Continue reading

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