8 Winter Programs Abroad and Away

1. Integrating Spanish and Health in Costa Rica

Locations: Atenas & Nicoya, Costa Rica

Costa Rican jungle, mountains, and waterfallThrough service-learning, visits to local health centers, and studies in one of the world's healthiest and longest-lived communities, students learn the local culture and health care while increasing their Spanish proficiency.

2. Individuals, Families, and Communities in India: Exploring Diverse Sub-Cultures

Location: Bangalore, India

Architecturally interesting buildings and archway in IndiaDevelop the skills necessary to understand family theory by examining its application in the Indian cultural context and meeting with nonprofit agencies who work with familial issues in Bangalore, India.

3. Miami University in Oman and UAE

Locations: Muscat, Oman; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and Dubai, UAE

Nightime scene of ancient city, reflecting architecture of Arab cultureEncounter the intersection of economies, cultures, and religions in Muscat, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai to understand the importance of Arab culture and Islam to the pursuit of a successful, modern, and thriving economy and society.

4. Invention + Innovation: Disney Parks and Resorts

Locations: Orlando, FL, USA

Walt Disney World, with monorail in foregroundInvestigate from behind-the-scenes how Disney creates its magic through technology and design! Students will experience first-hand a unique perspective of entertainment design with a 5-day Park Hopper Pass, backstage tours, conversations with design experts, and more.

5. Made in Italy

Locations: Bologna, Florence, & Urbino, Italy

a hand holds a gelato cone in front of a narrow Italian streetStudy the “Three Fs” of Italian industry: Fashion, Food, and Furniture. Students visit multiple major businesses, from Armani to a gelato factory, to understand the history and culture behind them.

6. New Zealand: Adventures in Geology

Locations: Various cities and locations throughout New Zealand

A sign reads 'penguins crossing, slow' near the shoreline of New ZealandExperience the culture and natural world of New Zealand through immersive field experiences studying unique ecosystems, geology, and their impact on the cultures of the island.

7. Outdoor Leadership in Costa Rica

Locations: Various locations across Costa Rica

Costa Rican jungle and waterfallLead a group of your peers hiking, camping, and waterfall rappelling through the Costa Rican jungle. This program is a unique opportunity to develop decision making and relationship building skills.

8. Paris: Cultural Capital

Locations: Blois, Amboise, & Paris, France

Eiffel Tower and surrounding Parisian landmarksMasterpieces of French and American culture come to life by following in the footsteps of Hemingway, exploring the grandeur of Versailles, and experiencing other adventures in the City of Lights.

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