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Education Abroad Photo Contest

2019 Winners

Physical World

Winner

A rainbow over a lake.

Name: Alexandra McGraw
Class Year: 2019
Major: Bioethics
Study Abroad Program: CIEE Community Public Health Program
Caption: The White Temple in Chiang Rai
Location of Photo: Chiang Rai, Thailand
Time of Photo: Fall 2018


Honorable Mention

Weekend hike in the Swiss Alps

Name: Diwas Gautam
Class Year: 2020
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Study Abroad Program: IES Abroad Madrid
Caption: Weekend hike in the Apls during IES Abroad Madrid '18
Location of Photo: Switzerland
Time of Photo: Fall 2018


Local Culture

Winner

Dim sum.

Name: Anna Remus
Class Year: 2021
Major: Spanish
Study Abroad Program:Archaeological Research Program at Chavin de Huantar, Peru
Caption: Even about 2500 years after its construction, this monumental archaeological site and mountains was still a majestic backdrop for an opening ceremony of the "100 años de Chavín" International Symposium.
Location of Photo: Chavín de Huántar Temple Complex, Perú
Time of Photo: Summer 2019


Honorable Mention

Local fishermen being welcomed home.

Name: Nabila Mella
Class Year: 2020
Major: International Relations
Study Abroad Program: Health in Mountain Communities
Caption: This is a picture of the Phyang Tsedup festival in Ladakh. In it, masked monks wear colorful dresses and perform prayers and choreographed dances to commemorate the teachings of Buddha.
Location of Photo: Phyang, Ladakh
Time of Photo: Summer 2019


The Student Experience

Winner

A contemplative moment looking over Denmark's second largest city of Aarhus within the Rainbow Panorama at the ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum.

Name: Andrew Loin
Class Year: 2021
Major: Political Science
Study Abroad Program: Arezzo: Lisio Italian Studies Program
Caption: Lecture in the Colosseum. Shown is UofR Professor Renato Perucchio, lecturing inside the Roman Colosseum. Also pictured is UofR Professor Donna Logan-Siniscalco and participants of the Arezzo Program.
Location of Photo: Rome, Italy 
Time of Photo: Spring 2019


Honorable Mention

Singing in the University Church.

Name: Catherine Hauser
Class Year: 2020
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Study Abroad Program: IES Abroad Auckland
Caption: This photo was taken during my first backpacking trip on one of the ten great hikes of New Zealand. 
Location of Photo: South Island, New Zealand
Time of Photo: Spring 2019


The Global Experience

Winner

Making 'ie with the girls at St. Joseph's.

Name: Andrew Loin
Class Year: 2019
Major: Biology and Psychology
Study Abroad Program: Arezzo: Lisio Italian Studies Program
Caption: Dante's World. Photo taken outside the Castello dei Conti Guidi di Poppi in Tuscany. Shown behind the bust of Dante, is the rolling hills of Tuscany
Location of Photo: Poppi, Arezzo, Italy
Time of Photo: Spring 2019


Honorable Mention

A classmate tries her hand at an elderly busker's invention while he looks on in gentle amusement.

Name: Gersandre Gonsalves-Domond
Class Year: 2020
Major: Health, Behavior, and Sociey
Study Abroad Program: Ramapo College - Ghana
Caption: At least the monkey isn't on my back!
Location of Photo: Nkoranza, Ghana
Time of Photo: Summer 2019


Most Epic Selfie

Winner

Book tunnel in the Municipal Library of Prague.

Name: Alexandra McGraw
Class Year: 2019
Major: Bioethics
Study Abroad Program: CIEE Community Public Health Program
Caption: Selfie with an elephant! Taken after I bathed and fed him
Location of Photo: Surin Province, Thailand
Time of Photo: Fall 2018


Honorable Mention

Girl with camel.

Name: Gersandre Gonsalves-Domond
Class Year: 2020
Major: Health, Behavior, and Sociey
Study Abroad Program: Ramapo College - Ghana
Location of Photo: Kyekyewere, Ghana
Time of Photo: Summer, 2019


Community Vote

Winner

Les Machines de l'ile - a whimsical cultural attraction in Nantes.

Name: Siyi Tang
Class Year: 2021
Major: Digital Media Studies, & Business: Marketing
Study Abroad Program: Nanyang Technological University Exchange
Caption: Omed Medan Festival, Kissing Ritual of Sesetan, Bali 2019
Location of Photo: Bali, Indonesia
Time of Photo: Spring 2019


Grand Prize

Winner

Sunset views captured from the remnants of an old castle in Oia, Santorini.

Name: Jessica Fabrizio-Stover
Class Year: 2020
Major: Biology Science/Ecology
Study Abroad Program: SFS Australia/Tanzania
Caption: Participating in ReefWatch, a citizen science program studying the condition of coral in the Great Barrier Reef
Location of Photo: Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Time of Photo: Summer 2019

 

 

 

 

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