NOMA: Experience and Reflections

NOMA: Experience and Reflections

While abroad in Copenhagen, I had the privilege of visiting NOMA, a three-Michelin-star new Scandinavian cuisine restaurant that was haled as “the best restaurant in the world” in 2021. The experience is, as of yet, unparalleled, and gave me some key insight into what...
Final Study Abroad Post

Final Study Abroad Post

Upon my arrival back home to Cincinnati, Ohio, a lot of thoughts were running through my head. I was very excited to see my family and friends, eat at familiar restaurants, and start my co-op. I felt a sense of relief that the rigorous course was completed, yet felt...
Heading to Denmark

Heading to Denmark

I was excited to take the chemical engineering unit operations lab in Copenhagen, Denmark for the month of July. To prepare for the trip I began to learn common Danish phrases and read up about the culture and differences between Denmark and the United States. I...
Study Abroad Mid-Trip

Study Abroad Mid-Trip

Prior to arriving in Copenhagen, I arrived in Amsterdam for a layover. Here, I had 30 minutes to get across 4 terminals to catch my Copenhagen flight. After racing through the airport and having a lady fast-track me to the front of the customs, I arrived at my closed...
Pre-departure Italy!

Pre-departure Italy!

I am so excited to be spending a month abroad in Italy on a faculty-led study abroad! I always dreamed of going abroad and this program fit perfectly. I will be earning 9 upper-level credit hours towards my degree and all the classes transfer exactly with a...
Pre-departure Nerves

Pre-departure Nerves

I could not be more excited for my flight today. It is hard to imagine that at this time tomorrow, I will be in Italy. I have always wanted to travel, so as soon as I was presented the opportunity to go abroad, I did not hesitate to start the process. My primary...
Ciao Italy!

Ciao Italy!

I can’t believe I leave for Italy in less than twelve hours. Just one sleep and two flights and I will be in Europe! Like the procrastinator I am, I spent the entire day packing and making last-minute purchases, although I probably wouldn’t recommend this method. I am...
Pre-Departure Post

Pre-Departure Post

I have always viewed education abroad as an integral component of my college experience, believing that it would allow me to accrue a deep cultural understanding of a unique area of the world. As a chemical engineering student, I was required to take three separate...