- Written by Professor Vipin Gupta - California State University, San Bernardino
In 2014, we were fortunate to find ARAMFO – a foundation committed to promoting affordable and engaging short-term study abroad experiences. ARAMFO is able to do so because of the range of partnerships they have formed with local partners in nations ...
- Written by Dr. John Strait, Sam Houston State University
There is one consistent truism my career as a geography professor has taught me; no academic endeavor generates more interactive learning, or fosters more awareness of both oneself and the wider world, than does an experience spent immersed in the field with a collection of eager geographers. If the group of participants is representative of
an eclectic mix of backgrounds and interests, and the compass is set on a path through one of the most fascinatingly interesting destinations...
- Written by Dr. Karen Barton, University of Northern Colorado
The 2014 ARAMFO course to Morocco was excellent. Participants had an opportunity to visit a variety of urban sites and rural locales – including Tangier, Casablanca, Marrakesh, Fes, and Rabat - throughout this expansive and ...
- Written by Dr. Ogden, Central Washington University
For centuries, Morocco’s breathtaking landscapes and unique heritage have inspired famous Western artists as Matisse, writers like William Burroughs, musicians from Bob Marley to Jimi Hendrix and the Rolling Stones, as well as filmmakers from Orson Welles to Ridley Scott. Into this dynamic intermingling of cultural and social forces—of Arab, African, Berber and Western influences—an intrepid band of faculty, students and community members from Central Washington University ...
- Written by KUSA, 9 News Colorado
KUSA - Students from Western State Colorado University and their professor were recently in Egypt-Sociology professor Dan Cress and '14 students spent two weeks there at the end of May. Cress teaches a class about revolutions and democracy in Egypt. They spent nine months preparing for the trip- In ﬁve days in Cairo, they met with journalists, students, and politicians.
- Written by Dr. George June, UNC Colorado
A two-week trip to Egypt in May gave nine UNC students an opportunity to learn about the complex politics and culture in contemporary Egypt, as well as experience ancient Egypt through guided visits to the pyramids and other famous landmarks. The May 18-31 trip, offered through UNC's Center for International Education in conjunction with the Sociology Department and Office of Extended Studies ...
- Written by Professor Karen Jennison, University of Northern Colorado
This course was offered during the first six week summer session in 2012. Following is a description of various elements of the course. I went to Egypt with the students and therefore am able to report on that portion of the trip from first- hand knowledge. In addition, I attended all the Saturday class sessions which were held in Candelaria Hall and I had access to the Black Board part of the course ...