The Beginning of a Spiritual Journey

Hi! My full name is Daniel Mohsen Abdulla Hakiem Isaac Khalil Kareem Rapheal Abd El Messiah, but most people call me Danny. I’m a rising senior at the University of Pittsburgh, majoring in Emergency Medicine with a minor in Chemistry on the pre-medical track. If you wondered why my name is so long I have…

Begin in Berlin!

Hello! My name is Benji Gluzman and I am a junior at the University of Pittsburgh, and I am a double major in marketing and supply chain management in the College of Business Administration (CBA). To talk a bit about my self from a personal perspective there a some things you should know. I have…

Una semana después…

One week ago, I was boarding a flight to come to Europe for the first time in my life. I was very excited, but I was also very nervous and anxious. Luckily, having someone else from Pitt to travel with (shoutout Jesse) calmed my nerves and made the trip much easier. In just a week,…

Stop and Smell the Roses; My first week in Paris.

Travel stories are different for everyone- Personally, my first week in Paris has been nothing but a dream. Upon arrival at 7AM, I had my first Pain au Chocolat, which was a total Emily in Paris moment. The host family was warm and welcoming, and I couldn’t have had a better settling in experience. On…

Salut, Paris!

Hi everyone!  I hope we all we were able to enjoy our cities a little bit before our internships started! My first few days in Paris have been super intense, and I very happy to be here. However, I am definitely already starting to feel a little bit of language fatigue! Meeting my host family,…

En Route to Berlin

Hello! My name is Ryan Bullett, and I’m a rising junior from New Jersey. I’m pursuing a degree in Marketing and Global Management, with a certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. I love to travel, and a part of why I chose Pitt was because of the study abroad opportunities. I jump at any chance to…

First Day Finished!

This summer I am working in an NGO called Libraries Without Borders or Bibliotheques Sans Frontieres just outside of Paris in an area called Montreuil. It was founded in 2007 by a French historian named Patrick Wiel with the original aim of supporting libraries with increased access to books and training for librarians. However, since…

On air in 3, 2, 1…

This summer I am working at a radio station of which will compliment my Public & Professional Writing and French majors. Radio RCJ is a radio station that was founded in 1981 in Paris, France. It was mainly created to unify and serve the Jewish-French community through its broadcasts about the Jewish faith. Despite the…

Mi primera semana extranjera

Hola a todos, Ya cumpliendo casi una semana de estar en España, y aunque suena un poco dramático, ya siento que he crecido. Estoy en un nuevo país, con una nueva familia, nuevos amigos, y nuevos costumbres. Cuando conocí a mi familia por la primera vez, claro que entré con muchos nervios, pero, me sorprendí…