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A South African students teaches Alex Sopata to count to 10 in Afrikaans.

June 3, 2014

Mizzou Engineering Study Abroad to South Africa: January 4-17, 2014

What follows are excerpts of observations about life in another country — daily reflections from the pages of four student journals, with their permission.

Miguel Ayllon stands with the cityscape of Toledo, Spain, in the background.

June 3, 2014

Engineering Study Abroad Program takes flight, makes plans for the future

Miguel Ayllon likes to remind students who are considering an MU Engineering study abroad experience that as engineers in an increasingly global marketplace, they might eventually find themselves among colleagues in a country other than the United States.

A woman stands with her hands on her hips in front of a building, Jesse Hall.

May 9, 2013

Ireland trip serves as launching pad for graduate’s global studies

A study abroad trip to Ireland gave graduating mechanical engineering senior Lily Ellebracht a taste of international study. She isn’t fluent in Spanish, but that didn’t stop her from answering “Yes!” when she found she’d been accepted into graduate school in Barcelona, Spain.