Researching climate change literature at Western Michigan University

Helen E. Mundler, Research scholar in English Literature at Western Michigan University, February-July 2019 “WE ARE COLD!” announced a huge notice in yellow capitals as we rode into Western Michigan University on the first day of my contract. A couple of days later I realised it actually said “GOLD” – brown and gold are the… Lire la suite Researching climate change literature at Western Michigan University

Spring semester: work, ice hockey games, work and chai lattes (and work)

Emila Gilly, Foreign Language Teaching Assistant, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 2018-19 After an exciting end of Fall semester and a five-week Christmas break spent between France, London, New Orleans and NYC, I have to admit I felt a bit overwhelmed and wasn’t too excited to come back to reality late January. And the weather… Lire la suite Spring semester: work, ice hockey games, work and chai lattes (and work)

« Moments like this make what musicians and artists do worth the time and effort »

Alexander Meszler, Fulbright Advanced Student, 2018-19 Seated just to the side of the organ in the Chapelle Royale at the Palace of Versailles, I watched as a fellow conservatory organ student had a lesson on the chapel organ. Knowing my lesson was next, my mind anxiously cycled through admiring the beauty of the room, listening… Lire la suite « Moments like this make what musicians and artists do worth the time and effort »

Two Cities, Two Hosts, Two Schools, One Fulbright Experience

Jamie Vescio, Fulbright ETA, 2018-19 My 5:00 am wake-up call came bright and early on a chilly Thursday in March, but the anticipation of being in the classroom was just the right dose of motivation that I needed to push myself through the alarm. Most of my mornings in France had never been quite this… Lire la suite Two Cities, Two Hosts, Two Schools, One Fulbright Experience