Weeks 3&4 abroad

Dobry den! It is the 2nd week of classes and I have officially been studying abroad for 4 weeks! I finally have a routine and am adjusted to my 3 classes, dorms, speaking basic Czech, using public transportation, etc. I currently live in Kolej Komenskeho, which is a dorm about a 25 minute tram ride…

CUTF: Helping General Chemistry Students Develop Study Skills

Hello everyone, my name is John Edurese, and I am a junior majoring in Biological Sciences with the intent to pursue a career in medicine. Additionally, I am working towards a Certificate in Conceptual Foundations of Medicine through the Department of History and Philosophy of Science. I am very excited to be participating in the…

Ich wohne in Wien…

Hi readers! Welcome back to my study abroad journey. Today, I want to discuss my living situation here in Wien. I live in a studio apartment in the 2nd District . Overall, I have enjoyed my living situation. My apartment is small but has almost everything I need. I have a bed, desk, closet, bathroom,…

Goal Setting in Wien

Welcome back, everyone! I have safely reached Vienna(which I now know is called Wien over here) and completed the second week of my program. I have already noticed that being abroad is fast-paced and can lead to much self-discovery. To make the most of the time I have here, it’s best to create some goals…

Week 1 in Praha

Dobry den! I’ve officially been in the Czech Republic for a week now and it has been amazing!! I live in a dorm, and there are about 30 other people in my study abroad program from all over the US. Last week was mostly doing orientation things and getting to know Prague and the Czech…

Farewell to RMS, on to Senior Year

Overall, interning for the Red Cross has been a fascinating experience. Although it was not my first choice of an internship, I gained appreciation for a work-life balance, developed new technical skills in Excel and SurveyMonkey, and learned about how to improve networking connections. This summer I worked on time management. I’m not going to…

Surveys and Skills from the Red Cross

Good morning everyone! We’re about halfway through my internship, and of course, it’s time for another blog! Just to recap, my name is Hannah Goldstein, I am a senior Political Science and Urban Studies major, and this summer I am interning virtually with the Red Cross’s workforce team.   This summer the big project I’m…

The Constant World of Emergency Management

Hello! As this is my second blog post, here is a short recap about me. My name is Hannah Goldstein, I am a rising senior at Pitt, majoring in Political Science and Urban Studies, and pursuing a certificate in National Preparedness/Homeland Security. This summer I am interning virtually for the American Red Cross at their…

A letter to myself

Hi everyone! Sorry, these last two are a bit late! I got swept up in the journey home and the RA training right after that I forgot to post these last two. But onto the letter. Dearest Tri, Aren’t you excited? This journey is going to teach you stuff about yourself and others that you…

A Hop, Skip, and Jump Away from Vienna

Hi, everyone reading! My name is Anna Inglis, and I am a rising Junior at Frederick Honors College. I am a double major in Psychology and Law, Criminal Justice, and Society. I am also minoring in History with a concentration in the history of gender and sexuality! I have been a research assistant on two…