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What’s so Great about Western Denmark?

Sept. 28, 2016 I’m not going to lie.Copenhagen is pretty amazing. It has everything I need, and there are certainly enough sites and activities to fill an entire semester abroad. But don’t knock Western Denmark until you try it. This … Continue reading

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SMU Geophysicists Continue NETL-Sponsored Research Voyage

SMU alumnus Dr. Ben Phrampus is a geophysicist at Oregon State University: Northern lights. Polar bears. Sea ice. Oh, and a little bit of data too! It is now day 11 aboard the Norseman II, and oh boy! A lot … Continue reading

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Touristy Tuesday: Tivoli

Sept. 20, 2016 Okay, I’ll admit that I didn’t actually go to Tivoli this week. I actually went about two weeks ago, but we’re gonna fudge the details for the sake of keeping with my theme. Good? Good. Okay, so … Continue reading

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Core Course Week: Copenhagen

Sept. 19, 2016 If this week has taught me anything, it’s this: DIS sets the bar high for study abroad programs. Let me explain. This week my core class (Humanitarian Law and Armed Conflict) participated in what is known as core … Continue reading

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A Weekend in the Woods

Sept. 18, 2016 Perks of living with a host family: they take you places and show you things you simply cannot include in a travel guide. Exhibit A: My weekend spent with my host family at their summer home about … Continue reading

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Touristy Tuesday: Louisiana Museum

Sept. 13, 2016 Part of living somewhere for an extended period of time is being somewhat jaded to the touristy aspects of that place. I’ve found it particularly difficult to convince myself that I really need to see the Little Mermaid or walk … Continue reading

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My First Full Week!

Sept. 4, 2016 Today marks the end of my first full week of classes here in Copenhagen, and I feel like I’m finally adjusting to life in this city. I’m learning which bike lanes to use, how to say “thank you”(“tak”) and “excuse … Continue reading

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Hello, It’s Me.

Aug. 23, 2016 The past two days have been full of traveling about the city and discovering what life in Copenhagen really is like. Yesterday morning we began at the Royal Danish Music Hall where all DIS students were greeted … Continue reading

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Jet-Lag, Hot Dogs and Trains

Aug. 23, 2016 Y’all. And I do mean, y’all (I miss being surrounded by Texan accents). I’m exhausted. It’s extremely difficult to put into words all the different types of tired I am feeling. I am physically tired after a … Continue reading

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Abigail Goes Abroad

Abigail, a senior double majoring in human rights, and public relations and strategic communications, is spending the fall semester in Copenhagen, Denmark participating in the Danish Institute for Study Abroad Justice and Human Rights program. Continue reading

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