Student Blogger Study Abroad

Class Field Trip: Stockholm, Sweden

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Marissa Mikrot is HECUA’s student blogger for The New Norway […] Read More »

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Student Blogger Study Abroad

Meeting Norway’s Newcomers

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Marissa Mikrot is HECUA’s student blogger for The New […] Read More »

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Student Blogger Study Abroad

Folktales, Films, and the Welfare State

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program abroad takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Marissa Mikrot is HECUA’s student blogger for The New […] Read More »

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Student Blogger Study Abroad

Reflections on a Semester in Norway

Honestly, I could not have found a better program than HECUA's The New Norway: Globalization, National Identity and Politics of Belonging. With HECUA, I managed to do an independent research about integration and belonging of Syrian refugees in Norway which is now going to be the thesis for my sociology major. Read More »

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Student Blogger Study Abroad

Welcoming refugees: the US vs. Norway

Working with CC Refugee Alliance is the main reason that I wanted to apply for HECUA program in Norway. I wanted to compare US system and Norweigan system in “integrating” or resettling refugees. In this blog, I will share some insights about the difference between the two systems. Read More »

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Student Blogger Study Abroad

Comparative studies in Copenhagen: More from Ramah

Each semester, one student from each HECUA program abroad takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Ramah Aleryan will be HECUA’s student blogger for […] Read More »

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Student Blogger Study Abroad

Not Every Traveler is a Tourist: Ramah in Norway

Each semester, one student from each HECUA program abroad takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Ramah Aleryan will be HECUA’s student blogger for […] Read More »

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HECUA faculty

Alex Bielicki, The New Norway

We love highlighting the stories of students here on the HECUA blog, but occasionally we’d also like to introduce you to members of our hardworking staff and faculty. You can […] Read More »

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Study Abroad

Beyond the Classroom: On the Frontlines of Community and Culture in Oslo

Overall, I am incredibly thankful for the internship component of my semester. To me, there seems no better way to be immersed in Norwegian life than being on the front lines of nonprofit organization work in the Oslo community. It perfectly supplements my academic experiences, helps me to feel like a participating member of the Oslo community, and expands my knowledge of Norwegian culture. Read More »

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Study Abroad

New beginnings in Norway

Emily Gardner is HECUA’s fall semester student blogger for The New Norway program! She is a Psychology major and an Anthropology minor at Colorado College. Emily will be posting on […] Read More »

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