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Carl Hatfield, Fiji
Carl Hatfield is majoring in Biology with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy here at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Carl studied Marine Science at the University of the South Pacific in The Fiji Islands. His time there was well spent in regards to what he experienced. His memorable experiences in Fiji were endless, including having the opportunity to scuba dive with sharks. Meeting students from around the world and creating relationships with the locals was the best part of the adventure. The semester was not long enough, as he began to feel like a local himself. Carl has served as an Education Abroad Ambassador for the 2014-15 academic year and as an Education Abroad Intern for the 2015-16 academic year.
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Vist Carl during his office hours: Wednesday, 10:00am-11:00am.
Jonathan Brumm, England
Jonathan Brumm is pursuing his degree in English and Education at UW-Platteville. During the Spring 2014 semester, he studied at St. Mary’s University in Twickenham, England. In perpetual reminiscence of the vibrancy of European cultures, he very much has developed the travelers itch. At UW-Platteville, when not in class or studying, Jon spends his time playing and writing music on guitar, working as a Media Production Assistant, volunteering, and trying to bike faster and further amongst the valleys and hills of Southwest Wisconsin.
Contact Jonathan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit Jonathan during his office hours: Monday and Wednesday, 11:00am - 1:00pm.
Kelly Menten, Italy
Kelly is a senior at UW-Platteville majoring in Biology with a minor in Psychology. She has always traveled the country with her parents for as long as she can remember. This is really what struck her interest in going abroad. Kelly loves to experience new and exciting places as she is always up for new adventures, which influenced her to decide to study abroad. Kelly attended The American University of Rome, Italy in the summer of her junior year. Her favorite memories of Italy are without a doubt their delicious food, beautiful sights, and history. Studying abroad was one of her best decisions that she had made and would go abroad again in a heartbeat.
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Visit Kelly during her office hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30am-10:30am.
Ryan Haman, Germany
Ryan is a senior at UW-Platteville majoring in Engineering Physics with a Concentration in Microsystems and Nanotechnology. He went on a short term study abroad in Germany over the summer of 2015. The study abroad was faculty led and was centered on Renewable Energy in Northern Germany. Ryan enjoys many outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and biking. After studying abroad Ryan can’t wait to go abroad again, specifically in Southern Germany to see the Alps. While abroad Ryan made friends with many people from different cultures and got to learn a lot about the German culture.
Contact Ryan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit Ryan during his office hours: Friday, 10:00am - 11:00 am.
Sierra hartman, Spain & Czech Republic
Sierra Hartman is a junior majoring in Business Administration with minors in International Studies and Marketing Strategies and Visual Communications. She studied at Universitat de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain this past summer. She hopes to intern abroad this summer and hopefully move somewhere exciting after graduation. She really enjoyed the architecture, climate, and most of all siestas while studying abroad because is it unlike anything she has experienced here in the US. She had the time of my life in Barcelcon and thinks everyone should go study somewhere!
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Sierra welcomes your questions via email and is available to meet by appointment only.
Lukas Wymer, France & Italy
Lukas is a junior with a Broadfield Social Sciences major with a dual emphasis in secondary education and history. During the summer of 2015, Lukas studied abroad on a short-term faculty led program called the History of Science and Technology in Europe. During his time in Europe, Lukas studied the history of the silk industry in Lyon, the scientific achievements of Galileo, and saw numerous historical sites throughout Lyon, Paris, Milan, Florence, Pisa, and Rome. Lukas' favorite part about studying abroad was trying all the amazing food and he hopes to study abroad again before he graduates.
Contact Lukas: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vist Lukas during his office hours: Friday, 11:00am - 12:00pm.
Emily Loux, Scotland
Emily Loux is majoring Biology with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy here at UW-Platteville. Emily studied a variety of things while at the Wisconsin in Scotland Program in Dalkeith Scotland. An affiliated program through UW-River Falls. It was her first time flying ever, so it was an experience of a life time and has the developed the travelers itch. The memorable experiences of living in a three hundred year old castle and traveling the world are endless. She had to opportunity to travel to six different countries on those long weekends and fall breaks given through the program. Plus, got to learn a lot about the culture and language of another country. Experience she will never forget!
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Visit Emily during her office hours: Thursday 11:00am - 12:00pm.
Audi Griffith, France & Italy
Audi Griffith is a junior, majoring in Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Theatre at UW-Platteville. During the summer, she studied in Europe on a short-term faculty-led study abroad program called the History of Science and Technology in Europe. Audi spent five days in Lyon France studying the silk and film industries. Audi then had a day trip to Paris where she saw Notre dam, Eiffel Tower, Sainte Chapelle, École militaire, and many more historical sites. The next nine days in Italy were spent exploring the wonders of many scientist and their numerous inventions and technological advances including those by Leonardo Da Vinci , as well as visiting historic places such as the Coliseum and the Pantheon in the cities of Rome, the Duomo Florence, and Milan Cathedral in Milan. Her trip abroad was one of the most memorable times of her and she cannot wait to go back!
Contact Audi: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit Audi during her office hours: Thursday, 10:00am - 11:00am.
Tyler Zettl, Australia
Tyler Zettl is a Sustainable and renewable energy systems major at UW-Platteville. He studied abroad at the University of Newcastle in Newcastle, Australia during the fall of 2015. While abroad, Tyler traveled along the east coast of Australia and also took a trip to Bali, Indonesia. His favorite memories include Extreme River rafting in the Misty Mountains in Cairns, visiting the Ubud monkey forest, touring the Great ocean road in Melbourne, and so many more. Tyler believes that studying abroad is an amazing experience and that everyone does it.
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Visit Tyler during his office hours: Thursday, 9:00am - 10:00am.
Brittany Weiss, Fiji
Brittany Weiss studied Marine Biology for a semester at the University of the South Pacific in Suva Fiji. She plans on going back as soon as she financially can and hopes to live there if possible. The semester was not long enough, and she wished she would have done a full year. Her most memorable things about Fiji were the kindness of the people, the awesome snorkeling, mountain climbing, and the waterfalls.
Remember, “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer” –Unknown.
Contact Brittany: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit Brittany during her office hours: Thursday, 2:00pm - 3:00pm.
Lauren Gaikowski, England
Lauren Gaikowski is a junior majoring in Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems, with a minor in Business Administration. She studied at St. Marys’ University in London, U.K. the fall semester 2015. Along with taking business and British cultural courses, she traveled to many different European cities including Brussels, Munich, Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague, Dublin, Edinburgh, and Stockholm during her semester abroad. Her fondest memories from London were strolling through the vintage clothing and food markets on weekend afternoons. Lauren plans to travel abroad soon, and to hopefully move to a European city after graduation. She believes that education abroad can teach you so many life skills that cannot be taught in a classroom, and encourages everyone to study abroad.
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Visit Lauren during her office hours: Wednesday, 1:00pm - 3:00pm.
Patrick Mather, Spain
Patrick Mather is a senior from Madison, WI majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He studied at the Spanish-American Institute of International Education in Seville, Spain during the 2015 winterim. What he enjoyed most about his time abroad was the opportunity to have a completely new experience every day, whether it was encountering a subtle cultural difference or visiting a historically significant landmark. Patrick is looking forward to continuing his travels, as well as making a return trip to Spain. Until then he will be improving his Spanish and trying to convince others to study abroad.
Contact Patrick: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit Patrick during his office hours: Tuesday, 2:00pm - 3:00pm.
Kyle Hinze, France & Italy
Kyle is a senior at UW-Platteville in Social Sciences and Education. He studied abroad during the summer of 2015 with the History of Science and Technology in Europe, a short-term faculty-led program. The program went through France and Italy over the course of three weeks. Being able to explore the scientific history in person was a great experience that he loved. He also thought it was a great opportunity to see and experience other cultures. Kyle looks forward to traveling abroad again someday after his trip.
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Visti Kyle during his office hours: Tuesday, 10:00am - 12:00pm.
Austan Ronnenberg, Scotland
Austan Ronnenberg is a Mechanical Engineering student in his senior year. He studied abroad for a full semester in Edinburgh, Scotland through the Wisconsin in Scotland- UW-Riverfalls program. While abroad he toured all of the UK (except Wales) and much of the EU (European Union).
Contact Austan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit Austan during his office hours: Tuesday, 9:00am - 10:00pm.
Brittany Brager, Australia
Hi, my name is Brittany Brager. I am a junior here at UW-Platteville and my major is Business Admin with an Entrepreneurship minor. I am from Lindenhurst IL, just about an hour north of Chicago, but yet I am a huge Packers fan. GO PACK GO! My hobbies are ceramic and acrylic painting, volleyball and also hanging out with friends. I hate being indoors, so most of the time I’m outside building a snowman or at the beach. I studied in Newcastle, Australia for Fall of 2015, I loved every second of it. It really changed my perspective in the world and it made me grow as a person. I highly suggest to everyone to study abroad and get out of your comfort zone.
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Visit Brittanyduring her office hours: Thursdays, 12:30pm - 1:30pm.
Ben Delong, Netherlands
Ben is a senior at UW-Platteville pursuing a degree in Agricultural Business with a minor in Soils and Crops. Ben has never left North America before and has always wanted to. Ben attended CAH Vilentum of Applied Sciences in Dronten, Netherlands during the fall semester of 2015. Ben studied international food chain management. Besides schooling Ben enjoys hanging out with friends, traveling, and working. Ben thought that he would never be able to get himself to leave home for that long but it was the best decision he’s ever made. The memories and great people you meet along the way last a lifetime.
Contact Ben: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit Ben during his office hours: Thursday, 1:00pm - 2:00pm.
Adarsh Sukhwal, Czech Republic
Adarsh Sukhwal is a sophomore at UWPlatteville majoring in Biology, with a premed emphasis and a minor in Business Administration. Adarsh Studied abroad during the summer of 2015 at Anglo American University in Prague, Czech Republic. During Adarsh’s time in Prague, he studied money & banking and took a subcultures class. He was able to visit several monumental places throughout Vienna, Kraków, Berlin, and Amsterdam. Adarsh’s favorite part about studying abroad was travelling throughout Europe and getting the chance to make lifelong friends from all over the world. He hopes to return back to Prague this Summer or hopefully very soon!
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Visit Adarsh during his office hours: Thursday, 9:00am - 10:00am.
Emily Templeton, Netherlands
Emily Templeton is currently pursuing a degree in Agricultural Business with a Management emphasis at UW-Platteville. For the Fall 2015 semester she attended CAH Vilentum University in Dronten, Netherlands. Emily was able to learn different agricultural practices while also being diversified into many different cultures since she studied with over 150 other international students. When she wasn’t attending school she took the opportunity to travel all over Europe. In her spare time Emily enjoys participating in agricultural extra-curriculars on campus, fishing, and working on the farm.
Contact Emily: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit Emily during heroffice hours: Wednesday, 10:00am - 11:00am.