Meet the Bloggers



My name is Ellen, and I’m a born and raised southerner with a vagabond heart. I’m a second year European History major with a minor in Italian at Ole Miss, and this is my first time abroad! I’m so excited to be spending this term in England, aka the country I’ve wanted to visit for as long as I can remember, and I can’t wait to share my adventures with everyone!



Hello! My name is Julia and I’m a sophomore majoring in Psychology and minoring in Art History. I’m studying at the University of Reading in Reading, England, and this is actually my first time to go abroad! In my free time, I’m also a painter so I’m most excited to visit the many art museums in London and mainland Europe to see some of my favorite masterpieces in person. I can’t wait to share my journey with you this semester. Cheers!



Hey, y’all! My name is Katherine Levingston, and I am a junior international studies major. I am studying Arabic in Amman, Jordan, this semester. Over these next few months, I hope to improve my language skills and immerse in Jordan’s culture. I look forward to sharing my experiences with you!

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Hello, fellow Rebels! My name is Laura Taylor and I’m a junior studying Public Policy Leadership and Intelligence and Security Studies. I’m currently a student on the Spring 2018 Semester at Sea Voyage sailing to Hawaii, United States, Japan, China, Việt Nam, Myanmar (Burma), India, Mauritius, South Africa, Ghana, Morocco, and Germany. I’ve always felt like the most meaningful moments in my education have come from hands-on and experiential learning so I thought that studying abroad would be the perfect way for me to apply real-world knowledge to the lectures and readings from the classroom. I couldn’t pick which city I wanted to move to so I decided to take a full lap around the world! I’m hoping this experience will better my understanding of foreign relations and generate a deeper love for differences – an overall appreciation for the culture of so many places around the world. Here’s to a semester of living the Suite Life on Deck, bon voyage!

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My name is Morgan Korte and I am a current junior studying abroad in Milan, Italy. I am majoring in Integrated Marketing and Communications and minoring in Business Administration. I am excited to spend this spring exploring Europe!


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大家好!(hello everyone!) My name is Bruno, and I am currently a Sophomore in Mechanical Engineering and Chinese. I am part of our very own Chinese Flagship, as well as the Center for Manufacturing Excellence. I am studying Chinese and Engineering here in China at Harbin Institute of Technology, and I hope that this time abroad will help me broaden my horizons, as well as take me out of my comfort zone. I look forward to sharing my wild stories and misadventures of my travels within the “Middle Kingdom” with you all!

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Bonjour! My name is Claire, and I will be studying at the Université Catholique de l’Ouest in Angers, France. I am a junior in the Croft Institute for International Studies with a major in French, and this is actually my first time leaving the United States! I wanted to study abroad to improve my French while also exploring ideas for my senior thesis. I can’t wait to share my adventure with all of you!




Hi, I’m Elizabeth. I’m a junior International Studies major. I’m studying abroad in Angers, France this fall in the hope of improving my proficiency in the French language and gaining a better understanding of French culture. This will be my first time to visit Europe and I’m looking forward to the experiences this semester will bring.

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  1. Laurie Cooper says:

    I can’t wait for the Adventures to begin!

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