Tails from Abroad: IUP Hawks talk about transformations through travel.
By IUP Hawks Abroad
Indiana University of Pennsylvania students, staff, faculty, and friends share stories about time spent abroad. What about their time abroad has changed their life? What insights do they have now from their experiences? What is it about their story that will inspire you? Come listen and laugh with us as we discover how much we have in common and how travel has impacted our everyday life.
Join us as we listen to Marveta as she remembers and talks about her extensive travels in Mexico, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, and Cuba. What ties them all together and what is the advice she gives for any traveler? Listen and find out!
HEAR SOME FIRST-HAND ACCOUNTS OF HOW TRAVEL TRANSFORMED THE LIVES OF STUDENTS BOTH TO AND FROM INDIANA. WE HEAR HOW COMING HOME PRESENTED CHALLENGES AFTER A HALF-YEAR OF SELF DISCOVERY ABROAD, HOW LEARNING TO ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES PREPARES YOU FOR THE WORKFORCE, AND HOW A SERIES OF FORTUNATE ENCOUNTERS AND KINDNESS WERE NOT FORGOTTEN.
How did this artist end up in Thailand? List as we hear what she believes is the universal language that helps us all communicate. BONUS: hear the Litton Quartet recording on the show! Not sure who they are? Listen here and you'll be an instant fan!
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BUGS, SCORPIONS, AND REPTILES, OH MY! LISTEN ALONG AND SEE JUST HOW MANY NEW SPECIES MY GUEST HAS DISCOVERED - AND HOW MANY MORE JUST MIGHT BE OUT THERE? HOW DID THIS BIOLOGY PROFESSOR GET INTERESTED IN STUDYING IN HONDURAS? WHY IS HE STILL THERE? AND WHAT IS HIS FAVORITE INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE? HINT: IT'S NOT IN SOUTH AMERICA! GO TO OUR INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT TO SEE PHOTOS OF JOE IN HONDURAS--AND SOME SNAKES :)
AS DISCUSSED IN THE EPISODE:
YOUTUBE: CHECK OUT HIS Welcome to Fall Semester… from Honduras
YOUTUBE: Virtual field trip to Uyuca Cloud Forest
Listen as this Spanish Professor talks about her first overseas experience and subsequent trips to Spain. What brought her to tears while walking 500 miles across Spain? Hint: It wasn't the shoes. What is her favorite place to visit and on her must-visit list? The answer might surprise you!
What experience from her young adulthood does this world traveler think about every time she travels abroad? How do you become a Senior International Officer and how do you "Internationalize" at home? Come along as we chat briefly with this long time traveler about her experiences.
What didn't he have the guts to do? Listen as this backpacker-turned-Law Professor tells stories about living and working abroad. Henry Webb, a university professor of Business Law, talks about getting the travel bug and how he lived in Vietnam and Qatar and his various other international travels. Listen to find out what's next for him and how you can follow his projects.
Francis Allard, an archaeologist who holds degrees in anthropology, biology, and museum studies, talks about his time traveling and studying around the world. His research focuses on the archaeology of East Asia. He's also traveled to Asia with IUP students on numerous occasions. Just what is under those stone piles in Mongolia? Come along and find out!