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Exchange student takes on study abroad

Written by Haleigh Clemens, University Journal, and Samantha Burfiend Coming from a long line of teachers in China, senior elementary education major Autumn Xia has always had a passion for teaching. During her time at Southern Utah University, Associate Professor of Education Michiko Kobayashi, reached out to Autumn about an opportunity to teach English in Okinawa, Japan. Autumn jumped at the chance and never looked back.

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Researching Giant Pandas, a Student’s Journey in China

From small town Erda, Utah, Hailey Wallace grew up with dogs, cats, horses, hamsters, birds, fish and turtles – leading her to the natural choice of a career in biology. As a senior majoring in biology and minoring in agriculture science at Southern Utah University, she has had many opportunities to research in Utah and abroad.

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A Global Partnership: SUU to China

Over the last few years, Southern Utah University has established a strong partnership with Wuhan Polytechnic University in China (WPU). SUU students will benefit from an even more internationalized campus, which will help them learn from and understand different cultures, become more aware of global similarities and differences, and increase their openness and support of people from different backgrounds.

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Intercultural Communications Service Learning Project

Sierra Bonner is continuing her communication studies at Southern Utah University as a graduate student in the Master of Arts in Professional Communication.

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Volunteering in China, a Life Changing Destination

Taylor Shepherd was raised in the small town of Salina, UT, where he found joy performing on stage. That passion brought Taylor to Southern Utah University.

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Student Takes on More Than Traveling Abroad

When Southern Utah University’s Grace Schulz, a junior communication major from Oakley, Utah, came to SUU, she quickly realized studying abroad would become a part of her college experience.

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Ancient Text Takes Student Abroad

Matthew Smith is a Southern Utah University student from Rochester, New York. He is studying three subjects: history, sociology, and Greek. Last summer, he completed his EDGE project by conducting paleographic research on the works of Procopius of Caesarea in Europe.

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International Affairs Helps Develop Student Leaders

Southern Utah University's Division of International Affairs fosters globally engaged communities by supporting the exchange of values, cultures, and ideas in an effort to advance a more just, empathic, and prosperous world. This year there are more than 500 international students from 50 different countries studying at SUU. One international student that has become highly involved with the University is Arnold Nyatanga, a senior communication major from Harare,

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200 Years of Frankenstein

What do The Addams Family, The Munsters, Doctor Who, The Bride, and Hotel Transylvania all have in common?  Frankenstein!

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Rx for Spain and SUU: Student Studies Medicine Abroad

When Colby Presley was encouraged by faculty in Southern Utah University’s Spanish department to apply for a scholarship to study in Spain he thought his chances of getting it were slim.

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