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  • Study Abroad - Various
[The Aleph Weblog] is the electronic edition of the The Aleph, which collects stories, photographs and artwork from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Union College students who have studied abroad
  • Term Abroad - Argentina (Cordoba)
[Cordoba Term Abroad Blog] posted by Dean Constant
  • Term Abroad - Cambodia (Siem Reap)
[Lessons Learned While Abroad] posted by Brianna Caruccio
[Sasha's Sojourn in Siem Reap] posted by Sasha Zuflacht
  • Term Abroad - China (Shanghai)
            [Say Hi to Shanghai] posted by Lucas Rivers
  • Mini-Term –Community Service
[The Union College Louisiana Service Trip]
[2014 Community Service Blog]
[2015 Community Service Blog]
  • Term Abroad – France (Rennes)
[Rachel à Rennes] posted by Rachel Refkin
  • Mini-Term - New Zealand
[The One Blog to Rule Them All] posted by Shawn Tangnavarad
  • Mini-Term - Senegal
[Senegal] posted by Mike Presendieu
  • Mini-Term - Thailand
[A Three-Week Memorable Trip in Thailand] posted by the faculty and students who went to Thailand in December 2012.
  • Independent Study Abroad - Zimbabwe
[Perspectives from Africa] posted by Rahul Puttagunta
[Exploring Zimbabwe] posted by Ankur Shah
  • Non-Union Study Abroad - Russia (Irkutsk)
[Scrawlings from Siberia] posted by Erin Waterman


  • Mini-Term – Alaska
[Living on the Edge blog] 
This area of Alaska is still very wild with much geologic research to still be completed.
  • Term Abroad – Australia
[Shabana Beyond Borders blog] | posted by Shabana Hoosein
I'm going to live half way across the world for 4 months! Its hard to take in and to be honest, I'm slightly nervous...
  • Mini-Term – Civil Rights
[Civil Rights Mini-Term - Union College] 
Gain an understanding of the Civil Rights movement.
  • Mini-Term – Community Service
[Combining Learning and Service for a Better World blog] 
Now we can say we helped rebuild some of the wetlands and it is a rewarding experience.
  • Term Abroad – France (Rennes)
Experience the term through video, thanks to Eric Greffen, the film maker, Keith Martin, and the students, friends and families in Rennes.
I was just proud of myself for being able to communicate effectively in another language!
  • Independent Study Abroad – South Africa
[Down South] | posted by Malebogo Thlajoane
With a fire in our hearts and a will to do some good...we left the comforts of Schenectady and crossed the Atlantic.

[Lily on the Loose] | posted by Lily Cudmore
One day we are scrubbing dusty books, the next we are taking children’s weight and height measurements.
  • Term Abroad - Vietnam
[Union/HWS Blog]
Experience the term through stunning photos and text.