Category: Summer 2017

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Thriving in the Land of Prayers and Snakes – Things I Wish I Had Known Going Into India

*To be fair, I didn't see a single snake during my trip, not even deep in the jungle.  A guide told me that I would have seen a bunch of them had I spent more time on the Eastern coast.   This past summer, I had the opportunity of a lifetime for someone in my ...

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India ISM 2017 – Academic Learning

India ISM 2017 – Academic Learning by Raghu Tirukkovaluri: India ISM Program is designed specifically, to learn the Software Engineering, with theory and practical examples. In addition, the program also offers to experience a rich, vibrant and one of the most ancient cultures in the world. Here is an overview and summary of the topics, ...

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India ISM 2017: Reflection on India

This summer, I was fortunate enough to take part in the India ISM program in Mysore, India. After studying abroad in Europe last summer, I was ready to push myself beyond my comfort zone again. Through the India ISM program, I met amazing people, experienced an incredible culture, learned so much about my major in ...

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Goodbye to Italy!

This is an experience I will never forget. In the past few weeks, I learned and observed a new culture and way of life. I was able to travel to several cities in Italy while exploring Florence such as Cinque Terre, Venice, Pisa, Lucca, Rome, Pompei, Ferrara and Siena. I don't think I have ever ...

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How Energy is Used

In the last week that I was in Italy, temperatures during the day were above a 100˚F, reaching up to 105˚F on some days if not higher. You could feel the air burning as it hit your face when you walked but there was no humidity and it didn't feel the temperature was really that ...