CSUSM NewsCenter (StudyAbroad)

2017
April
27,
2017
| 07:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
When you cannot read a street sign, change begins to take place. When you cannot rely on your native language to get you through even the simplest of conversations, you quickly learn to adapt. When the amenities and cultural norms you’ve grown accust...
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2016
July
11,
2016
| 08:17 PM America/Los_Angeles
A rock-climbing trip that turned tragic for Cal State San Marcos student Lucas Dunn led Veronica Anover, CSUSM professor of French and Spanish, on a three-year long journey to keep his memory alive while supporting other students at the same time. ...
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July
06,
2016
| 05:58 PM America/Los_Angeles
The students in Cal State San Marcos professor Elizabeth Bigham’s Human Development 495 Field Experience course couldn’t have imagined the emotional bond that would develop over just a couple of weeks working with children in Brazil. “I just thoug...
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February
12,
2016
| 06:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
This summer, two Literature and Writing Studies professors are taking students not only on a two-week study abroad trip across the Atlantic to the United Kingdom, but on a pop cultural journey that spans a millennium. The course, titled The Britis...
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2015
December
14,
2015
| 01:14 AM America/Los_Angeles
Recently several Cal State San Marcos faculty, administrators and programs have received accolades and awards for contributions to the University, the region and beyond. Honoring a Lifetime of Dedication to Palliative Care The California Hospic...
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October
19,
2015
| 09:27 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nebaj, El Quiche, Guatemala, a bustling city situated high in the Cuchamatanes mountains, is home to the Ixhil (pronounced “ee sheel”) Mayan people. Caught between modernity and tradition, the Ixhil have called the region home for thousands of years,...
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2014
October
09,
2014
| 11:46 PM America/Los_Angeles
“Get outside—get all over the world.” The motto of the CSUSM study abroad program deeply resonates with global studies student Elise McDow. She recently returned from a three-week trip to Rwanda with Global Youth Connect (GYC), a nonprofit that be...
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August
06,
2014
| 02:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Over the summer nine Cal State San Marcos students traveled to the beautiful Guatemalan highlands of Panajachel for a three-week research course. Integrating themselves into the community, the students worked side by side with residents and fellow vo...
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