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KEF Airport exit and to customs before entering Iceland.

A solo journey to Iceland

Xingling Yu February 4, 2024
Fresh air hit my face as soon as I stepped outside Keflavik International Airport (KEF). It was like I had been transported to a world devoid of human waste. The air was free of artificial scents and pollutants, starkly contrasting with the pungent air I had grown accustomed to in New York City.
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The outside of the administration building after campus has shut down. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University cancels summer study abroad programs

Samantha Robinson March 24, 2020
The International Academics Programs (IAP) noted that the U.S. Department of State declared all international travel to be a “Global Level 4 Health Advisory - Do Not Travel.” 
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Semester at Sea: Floating simplicity on the Mekong Delta in Vietnam

Semester at Sea: Floating simplicity on the Mekong Delta in Vietnam

Paula Pecorella February 23, 2016
The Mekong Delta stretches across 13 provinces in Vietnam, making boats the central form of transportation and floating markets the preferred method of grocery shopping.
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Semester at Sea: Life lessons from a tai chi master in Hong Kong

Semester at Sea: Life lessons from a tai chi master in Hong Kong

Paula Pecorella February 17, 2016
When students signed up for William Ng’s class, they expected to learn about traditional Chinese tai chi, but were surprised when they received a lesson on life instead.
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The True Art: Study abroad through the eyes of a student

The True Art: Study abroad through the eyes of a student

John Scalamandre January 28, 2016
Every year thousands of students flock to Rome, Florence and other Italian cities in order to study abroad—to live and learn among a culture that is not their own.
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A dong-heon, or main office building, of the provincial government complex in the Korean Folk Village. The dong-heon was where the governor performed his duties as administrator. (CHRISTOPHER CAMERON / THE STATESMAN)

A close-up look inside SUNY Korea: Part III

Christopher Cameron August 27, 2015
Take a look as the Study Abroad program visits the cultural attractions of the Korean Folk Village and marvels at technological advancements in the Samsung Innovation Museum.
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A Buddhist ritual signalling the end of the day being performed by one of the temples monks. Buddhism emphasizes teaching not just humans, but all life on earth. As a result, the ceremony is meant for the surrounding forest just as much as the temple itself. (CHRISTOPHER CAMERON / THE STATESMAN)

A close-up look inside SUNY Korea: Part II

Christopher Cameron August 16, 2015
You may have seen an earlier gallery of Stony Brook University’s Study Abroad program at SUNY Korea, but that was not all the campus had to offer.
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An example of the unconventional architecture of Songdo, this bridge overlooks the Central Park saltwater canal. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON / THE STATESMAN

A close-up look inside SUNY Korea

Christopher Cameron June 27, 2015
SUNY Korea offers an exchange of cultures, innovative ideas and life experiences to its students.
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The SUNY Oswego program offers a semester abroad at the oldest university in Cuba, the Universidad de La Habana. McCLATCHY DC / TNS

New US-Cuba relations opens doors for more travel

Kelly Frevele February 3, 2015
New diplomatic relations with Cuba are going to mean more than fancy cigars and chocolates for United States citizens.
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