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Douglas Mulford stands in a field of crops at Lake Atitlan in Guatemala

Aug 17, 2018

Study Abroad Spotlight: Douglas Mulford

NC State graduate student Douglas Mulford spent the summer studying abroad at NC State's Ethnographic Field School in Guatemala. 

Jeremy Park stands in a doorway, wearing a black hat, white hoodie and khakis.

Aug 17, 2018

Study Abroad Spotlight: Jeremy Park

NC State Spanish and computer science double major Jeremy Park spent a semester studying abroad in Santander, Spain. Learn more aboutt he trip. 

Sammy Sheaffer poses for the camera.

Aug 3, 2018

Study Abroad Spotlight: Sammy Sheaffer

Learn more about science, technology and society major Sammy Sheaffer's experience studying abroad in Leeds, England. 

Teachers and students stand in front of the John Lennon wall in Prague.

Aug 1, 2018

Exploring Public History in Prague

With the city of Prague as their classroom, a group of NC State students experienced the power of public history. During a two-week summer course in the Czech Republic, six students visited medieval monuments, a concentration camp and nearly a dozen other sites in and around the capital city. 

Jun 4, 2018

Global Perspectives Certificate Student Spotlight: Madelyn Afshar

NC State's Global Perspectives Certificate allowed Madelyn Afshar to merge her interests in psychology, Middle Eastern studies and international relations. 

Feb 26, 2018

Global Storyteller: Sinthia Shabnam

NC State's Office of Global Engagement recently caught up with Sinthia Shabnam, a junior double-majoring in sociology and political science. Learn more about Shabnam's experiences traveling abroad.  

Olivia Zalecki

Jan 31, 2018

Student of the Month: Olivia Zalecki

Meet Olivia Zalecki, a junior double majoring in Chinese and International Politics and our student of the month. She is a Caldwell Fellow, founder and president of Adopted Students Union at NC State, and has studied abroad in China and England. She aspires to work in government in the area of international relations. 

Sep 14, 2016

Study Abroad Inspires Global Pursuits

For NC State alumna Megan (McNulty) Le, study abroad was the catalyst for a global career and the lifelong pursuit of international experiences. As an Alexander Hamilton Scholar, Le studied Business Management and Latin American Studies while minoring in Spanish, earning her dual degrees from Poole College of Management and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in 2002. A study abroad program in Costa Rica during the summer of 2001 sparked a desire in her to do something different and expand her worldview. 

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Sep 12, 2016

NC State Faculty, Students Unearth Ancient Mythological Statues

A team of NC State faculty and students helped unearth more clues this summer about the ancient Nabataean city of Petra, Jordan. As part of a larger excavation at the site, the group discovered two marble statues of the mythological goddess Aphrodite — artifacts that dig co-director Tom Parker describes as “absolutely exquisite.” 

Aug 8, 2016

Fulbright Winner Headed to Mexico

One of seven NC State students to earn a competitive Fulbright grant this year, Emma Cathell will spend 9-10 months teaching English to students at a school or university in Mexico. Cathell's role will also include serving as a cultural ambassador for the United States.