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  • The Virtues of Study Abroad. Volume 4, April 2017 

    University of Oklahoma. College of International Studies (2017-04)
    “TRAVEL AND CHANGE OF PLACE IMPART NEW VIGOR TO THE MIND.” –SENECA
  • Confidence 

    Mays, Kelsey (2017-04)
    When I was 16 years old, my older brother traveled halfway across the world to study abroad. As I looked at his pictures and heard him share his fondest memories, I instantly became enamored with the whole idea of studying ...
  • Curiosity 

    Moses, Daniel (2017-04)
    Jerusalem is a special place. Throughout the centuries it has inspired poets to write and soldiers to fight, and in the spring of 2014, it inspired me to spend a semester studying at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. I ...
  • Empathy 

    Stewart, Dakota (2017-04)
    It was a crisp morning in New Delhi. Early March is easily considered winter in India, but it was a nice 75 degrees that day, which, at the time, I considered to be somewhat warm. Little did I know that 118 degrees was ...
  • Engagement 

    Eyocko, JackyNicole (2017-04)
    I made the mistake of taking the direct flight from Dallas to Shanghai. This flight consisted of babies crying for 14 hours straight, documentaries on Chinese opera and sleep—lots of it. While sleeping, I dreamt I was going ...
  • Enthusiasm 

    Satrio, Martin (2017-04)
    Growing up, I always had great enthusiasm to travel and see new places. Every summer, my family and I would journey to a new place we had not seen before, most of the time by road trip so we could experience more along the ...
  • Patience 

    Grillot, Hannah (2017-04)
    “Scusi...posso avere un altro coke?”
  • Perseverance 

    Ratcliff, James (2017-04)
    Aaaaaaaaaaaallah u-akbar. Aaaaaaaaaaaallah u-akbar.
  • Perspective 

    Compton, Marshae (2017-04)
  • Respect 

    Johnson, Taylor (2017-04)
    Shortly after starting my graduate studies in the fall of 2015 at OU in Regional and City Planning, I came across the opportunity to study abroad in Uganda during the summer of 2016. This would be my first trip out of the ...
  • Understanding 

    Gentile, Jeremiah (2017-04)
    The month before I left the United States, I flipped through a brochure filled with photos of Limoges and strained to imagine myself in this town at the heart of France. Is it too small for me? I thought. How will I get ...
  • Open-Mindedness 

    McCormick, Mitchel (2017-04)
    Countries, in many ways, are like people: a reputation precedes them. Perhaps no country experiences this as much as Mexico, where beautiful beaches are juxtaposed with thoughts of violence and poverty. These stereotypes ...
  • Courage 

    Rai, Sangita (2017-04)
    I have spent most of my life studying abroad. I finished high school in Norway and then came to the University of Oklahoma to further my studies. Since I am already abroad, I never thought of doing a study abroad until one ...
  • Law and order : Nixon's rhetoric and the Southern strategy 

    Hopewell, Audrey
    Today's familiar Democratic and Republican party coalitions have not always existed; rather, they began to emerge in the 1960s as demographic and geographic groups shifted party alliances. This paper focuses on one factor ...
  • "The new Negro" : center of the Harlem stage 

    Ting, Katherine
    Amidst a tragically long-standing history of oppression, the Harlem Renaissance was arguably the pinnacle of African American prosperity in the United States during the early twentieth century. The Harlem Renaissance, being ...
  • American terror 

    Walters, Matthew O.
    For 150 years, those that have come to call the American Civil War "the War of Northern Aggression" have cited General William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea as an unnecessary act of terror; opponents claim the South ...
  • 50 shades of slavery : sexual assault of black male slaves in antebellum America 

    Perkins, Dedrick K.
    Male slave owners used sexual assault to dominate, dehumanize, and emasculate male slaves in American Antebellum South. The oppression and violence that characterized the institution of chattel slavery are easily accessible, ...
  • Earth conscious behavior of OU students 

    Woody, Tanya S. (2016-12-05)
    Amid growing concerns of environmental issues, such as resource depletion and climate change, an understanding of college student altruistic and egocentric behavior can offer insight into approaches for change. Students ...
  • The epistemological limitations of Google's Knowledge graph 

    Terry, Jeffrey (2017)
    In 2012, Google introduced the Knowledge Graph, a computer system that instead of providing search results, provides information—what Google calls “knowledge.” Now, when people go to Google and search for “Leonardo da ...
  • The evolution of marriage equality as a policy issue and as a new social norm in Latin America 

    Waugh, Jacob (2015-11-23)
    The central question my research will address is the following: how has the issue of marriage equality evolved differently among Latin American countries and to what extent does it still remain contentious? The case studies ...

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