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Pura Vida in Costa Rica

Before I left for study abroad, I was told by mentors and friends alike how this experience would be utterly life-changing. I have to admit, I was a little bit skeptical. I have been fortunate enough to travel before, and... MORE

TU’s First Freshman Abroad

Tulsa is the only home I have ever known, and I am never away from my family for long; even at college, I only live twenty minutes from home.  However, all this changed when I was given the opportunity to... MORE

IES Abroad Ambassador of the Year

  Congratulations to Cheyenne Freelove on being selected as an IES Abroad Ambassador of the Year, an honor given to only two returnee students every year. Cheyenne is a senior finance major at TU and a Peer Advisor for the Center... MORE

First Days in the Land of Smiles

Tuesday, January 17, marked the beginning of an adventure unlike any previous embarkations. I watched the same sun rise in a foreign place and found myself navigating a flurry of emotions, wondering where the next several months, days, and hours... MORE

Refugee Crisis Work in Greece

Graduate student and Career Services Specialist Christine Bizzell spent this past summer working with Syrian refugees in Camp Moria on the Greek island of Lesvos. While working in the refugee camp, Christine was able to utilize the skills she attained... MORE

Research in Bhutan

Rob Rodriguez found his passion for different cultures at the age 6, reading books about different countries. And, after his summer abroad with the Global Scholars, he knew he needed more. This past summer Rob studied abroad at the Ugyen... MORE

Tales of “Terra”

This summer I participated in TU’s “Descobrindo a Terra” faculty-led program. Even months after the trip ended, the deep blues of the ocean in Brazil flash in my mind like a neon sign. As amazing as the views were, the... MORE

Life (Abroad) After Graduation: Brianne

Sometimes an opportunity can present itself when one lease expects it. Brianne Fitzpatrick, Class of 2014, spent a semester in Italy during her time as a TU student. As it turns out, she wasn’t done with life abroad. “I held... MORE