Category - Study away

First Year Global: People care about their environment

Students find that Ecuadorans care deeply about protecting environment, and most are very knowledgeable about their surroundings.

Grace Hankins
Grace Hankins
June 15, 2022

First Year Global: A high point

Much of Antisana National Park is more than 13,000 feet above sea level. For many of us, it was the highest point we had ever been outside of an airplane.

Lucy Buzea
Lucy Buzea
June 13, 2022

First Year Global: Discovering community fun

Our First Year Global group met people in Ecuador who are devoting their days to creating a safer place for young people in their communities.

Chey Lawrence
Chey Lawrence
June 10, 2022

Packing for Paris

Hannah Knuth used her three P’s of packing: plan, pull and put together.

hannah in paris
Hannah Knuth
June 6, 2022

The First Year Global program and hidden knowledge

Rethinking how maps are drawn, and how roses are grown.

Michelle Pacheco
Michelle Pacheco
June 1, 2022

First Year Global program begins in Ecuador

Students in the inaugural First Year Global program studied Ecuador in January and now they're experiencing the country and culture.

Christopher R. Strunk
Christopher R. Strunk
June 1, 2022

What I learned leaving home for the first time

Justin lived away from his family and hometown for the first time during his internship at Texas Medical Center. He learned a lot about himself, his future and how he sees the world. 

Justin Verlinden
Justin Verlinden
August 14, 2019

For the birds: Greenland field journal #4

Jacob and the Greenland research crew spend a night camping and must be on the lookout for polar bears. Atlantic puffins are caught. 

Jacob Wyco
Jacob Wyco
August 6, 2019

Texas Medical Center: Life Lessons from the Lab

Although I didn’t realize it at the beginning, Augustana prepared me perfectly for this experience.

Brittany Hatlestad
Brittany Hatlestad
August 1, 2019

For the birds: Greenland field journal #3

Jacob Wyco's third field journal installment features bird bites, bad weather and an exciting boat trip.

Jacob Wyco
Jacob Wyco
July 29, 2019