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Sep 24, 2010
"The guide told us that we could never leave our things unattended because the monkeys are very intelligent," Zimmerkl's Blog wrote in a post about hanging out on a beautiful Costa Rican beach. "They can unzip zippers and dig inside bags and take cameras, sunglasses and food."
A beautiful beach in Costa Rica.
"You can drink the air it's so humid and there is an array of odors – none of which I can put my finger on," A Passage to India noted upon arriving in Pune.
After just two weeks, So, I'm in the Brazil got the opportunity work in the research lab of an economics professor at a Brazilian university, and wrote: "It looks like a super interesting project and a great way to meet people and become more integrated into the school."
Day by day, the posts come in from student bloggers on ACM off-campus study programs, offering unfiltered, student's-eye views of their experiences around the world.
This fall, more than three dozen students have signed up to be Global Ambassadors, as these online correspondents are known. The Student profiles & blogs webpage has links to the students' blogs, and there's also a feed of the recent posts. Read more
Engaging in a Dialogue that Can Both Surprise and Inspire Apr 11, 2010
- Students will gather in Chicago on April 16-17 to reflect on their off-campus study experiences at the 2010 Student Symposium on Off-Campus Study.
Portraying the Journey of Life Dec 16, 2009
- Encounters with people, cultures, history, and the physical environment are among the experiences chronicled in the prize-winning photos from the 2009-10 ACM Off-Campus Study Photo Contest.
Leaving Footprints Behind ... Learning Lessons Along the Way Apr 24, 2009
- Students shared compelling stories about adventure and discovery, academic and personal growth, and insights gained at the ACM Off-Campus Study Student Symposium.
Excitement of Off-Campus Study Reflected in Students' Photos Jan 30, 2009
- As part of the 50th Anniversary celebration, ACM sponsored the Off-Campus Study Photo Contest, inviting students to share the images and impressions they gathered from studying around the world.
ACM Begins New Program in Brazil Nov 24, 2008
- ACM's new Brazil Exchange program will offer exciting opportunities for students to live in a dynamic country at the center of Latin American culture, economics, and politics.
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- Prices Announced for ACM Off-Campus Study Programs in 2012-13 Feb 16, 2012
- Detailed cost information for each program is posted online.
- Application Deadline Extended for Some ACM Off-Campus Study Programs Mar 17, 2011
- ACM has extended the application deadline for some Summer 2011 and Fall 2011 off-campus study programs. Interested students should apply ASAP.
- ACM Symposium Will Highlight Students' Research, Internships, and Experiences on Off-Campus Study Mar 19, 2010
- Students' presentations and panel discussions on April 16-17 will be streamed live on the ACM website.
- Application Deadline Extended for some ACM Programs Mar 17, 2010
- ACM has extended the application deadline for several upcoming ACM off-campus study programs. Interested students should contact the ACM office immediately.
- 2010-11 Off-Campus Study Program Prices Announced Feb 5, 2010
- The updated pricing for ACM's 2010-11 off-campus study programs has been approved and is now posted online.
- Gilman Scholarships Awarded to ACM Students for Study Abroad Feb 4, 2010
- Competitive grant program supports 18 students from nine ACM colleges for study in Botswana, China, Spain, Egypt, and ten other countries.
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