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Fulbright Fellows

For a third straight year, Carthage is among the colleges and universities that produced the most Fulbright U.S. Students, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Carthage was named a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students for a third straight year.Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Carthage is the only college or university in Wisconsin to make the new list, with five of its recent graduates winning Fulbright awards for 2017-18. Carthage was also named a top Fulbright producer in 2015-16 and 2016-17.

“It is a tremendous honor to be named again among the top 30 or so bachelor’s degree institutions nationwide in Fulbright awards,” said Carthage president John Swallow. “This result is a testament to the outstanding work of Carthage students, as well as the outstanding support and assistance Carthage faculty provide them during their undergraduate years.”

About the Fulbright Program

The Fulbright Fellowship is a prestigious, competitive program for American college and university students wishing to study or teach abroad after graduation. Fulbright Fellows serve as cultural ambassadors of the United States in over 140 host countries on six continents. Read more about the program.

Carthage students and alumni are eligible to apply through our campus Fulbright Program advisor.

Carthage Fulbrights

Carthage has had 28 Fulbrighters since 2008. This year’s cohort won prestigious Research/Study Grants or English Teaching Assistantships to help local teachers with language instruction and serve as cultural ambassadors.

“As Fulbright fellows, our students represent our college and country exceptionally well in their placements all over the world,” said Professor Dan Choffnes, director of student fellowships at Carthage. “They are passionate, culturally sensitive, curious, and adaptable individuals.”


TJ Gaertig '18TJ Gaertig ’18

Frankfort, Ill.
Major: Chinese

Carthage alumnus TJ Gaertig’s educational history reveals a lifetime passion for language learning. He continues to pursue linguistic exchange as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Germany. 

Graduating with a major in Chinese and minors in German and Asian Studies, the native of Frankfort Square, Ill., is honing his teaching skills and learning about his new host community of Erfurt in the state of Thuringia. “As an English teaching assistant, I will encourage students to use language creatively, and I will learn and refine my own teaching practices with the help of fellow teachers and students,” he wrote in his application essay.
Read more about Mr. Gaertig

Amerin Idell '17 was awarded a Fulbright fellowship to Germany for 2018-19.Amerin Idell ’17

Milwaukee, Wis.
Majors: GermanPublic Relations

Having attended a German immersion school while growing up in Milwaukee and studied in Munich during her junior year, Amerin Idell is prepared to spend another year in a German host community. She is especially interested in the social aspects of cultural intersections, having undertaken academic research on Afro-German identity with the support of a German government grant, and written a senior thesis on the subject. Since graduating, Ms. Idell has taught English in China and, more recently works as an associate at Mueller Communications and volunteers her public relations skills for Courage MKE, a nonprofit organization supporting LGBTQ+ youths.
Read more about Ms. Idell

Samantha Johnson '18Samantha Johnson ’18

Sun Prairie, Wis.
Majors: Environmental ScienceSpanish,

Samantha Johnson ’18, of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, has been selected for an English Teaching Assistantship in Bulgaria through the Fulbright program. Majoring in Environmental Science and Spanish, Ms. Johnson spent her junior year studying abroad in Ecuador, where she taught English in a remote village in the Andes, learning the local Kichwa language to better communicate with her students and their family members. She has a passion for learning language and experiencing new cultures and plans to do both while exploring the environment of her rural placement site. “Living in Bulgaria will open my eyes to a whole new way of life, quite different to anywhere I have lived before,” she wrote in her application essay. “Through classroom time, existing organizations, and my own, I hope to share my knowledge about the U.S. while learning all I can about Bulgaria through the everyday relationships I will make.”
Read more about Ms. Johnson

Zoe Rodriguez '18Zoe Rodriguez ’18

Kenosha, Wis.
Major: Elementary Education

Inspired by her first Spanish teacher, who was from Colombia, Zoe Rodriguez ’18 has long been fascinated by the culture of that country. Now selected for a prestigious English Teaching Assistantship through the Fulbright program, she has the opportunity to experience Colombia firsthand. An Elementary Education major and Spanish minor, the Kenosha native hopes to connect to her students by linking the English language to their interests. As a tutor of Spanish and Education at Carthage, she plans bring the teaching strategies she has learned to Colombian classrooms. In addition to being an accomplished athlete, Ms. Rodriguez is also a singer and guitarist, a skillset she will bring with her to her placement location abroad. “I hope to imbed myself into the music community and find opportunities to collaborate with local musicians, church choirs, and others who make music,” she wrote in her application essay. “These collaborations will help me form strong connections and become a genuine part of the community, rather than a visitor.”
Read more about Ms. Rodriguez

Skye Rutherford '18 was awarded a Fulbright fellowship to Malaysia.Skye Rutherford ’18

Janesville, Wis.
Major: English

Skye Rutherford ’18 has been offered a Fulbright Fellowship in Malaysia. The English major from Janesville, Wis., has served as a tutor in the English Department and writing fellow in the Brainard Writing Center, and now takes her language teaching skills across the Pacific for an English Teaching Assistantship. With a curricular concentration in creative writing and minors in both theatre and music, she hopes to use writing, music, and poetry to help students connect their own lives and culture to the English language. Beyond the classroom walls, Ms. Rutherford expects to immerse herself in a Malaysian host community and become involved in local choirs or theater groups. After Fulbright, she intends to earn a master’s degree in screenwriting, with the ultimate goal of becoming a screenwriter or playwright.
Read more about Ms. Rutherford

Peter Sproule '16Peter Sproule ’16

Houghton, Mich.
Majors: German, Studio Art

Peter Sproule ’16 has been selected for a prestigious research fellowship through the Fulbright Program. A native of Houghton, Mich., Mr. Sproule majored in German and Studio Art with a minor in Art History. While studying in Munich during his junior year, he became acquainted with the work of the twentieth-century Bavarian fashion illustrator Hans Fischach, an encounter that led to deeper engagement with the field of art history at Munich’s Von Parish Costume Library, and later in internships at the Karin Wimmer contemporary art gallery and at the Kunsthalle Munich as a part of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) program in 2016-17. Before accepting the Fulbright placement, he worked as the cultural programs coordinator at Goethe-Institut Washington. Under this Fulbright study/research grant, he has returned to Germany to continue work at the Von Parish Costume Library. There, he will produce a monograph examining the life and contributions of Fischach, with the ultimate goal of publishing the work and curating an exhibit in the Munich Stadtmuseum. 
Read more about Mr. Sproule



Alex Ash ’16

Reading, Penn.
Major: Communication

Alex Ash ’16, graduated with a major in Communication, served as a fellow at the Brainard Writing Center on campus, and worked as a third-grade teaching assistant after graduation. The native of Reading, Penn., aimed to create an enjoyable classroom environment in Thailand to keep his students’ attention on the learning goals, and facilitated language learning through interactive lessons that took English out of the textbook and put it in a real-world context.
Read more about Mr. Ash

Jessica Livingston ’17

Wheeling, Ill.
Majors: Graphic Design, Public Relations

Jessica Livingston ’17, majoring in Graphic Design and Public Relations, served as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in the Czech Republic. She had extensive teaching experience both from her time as a teaching assistant for nonverbal autistic students and as a Writing Fellow in the Brainard Writing Center. In both contexts she developed visual learning strategies to make difficult concepts more accessible to her students, culminating in the design of a research-based “Visual Learners Kit” for tutors working with international students. She applied these visual language-learning strategies in her host school, where she also taught design.
Read more about Ms. Livingston

Jamie Tyrrell ’17

Andover, Minn.
Major: Asian Studies

Jamie Tyrrell ’17, an Asian Studies major from Andover, Minn., received a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship to South Korea. She will serve as an English Teaching Assistant in schools on Jeju Island. This marked a return to the country where Jamie spent six months in her junior year as a student at Seoul’s Yonsei University. “I am enthralled with Korea’s rich culture, and I found my exposure to entertainment and media was only a small fraction of what it has to offer,” she wrote in her Fulbright application essay. “South Korea has become the place I want to both study and educate others about.”
Read more about Ms. Tyrrell

Lexi Wesselhoff ’16

Belvidere, Ill.
Majors: Psychology

Lexi Wesselhoff, who graduated with a degree in Psychology, was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach in Taichung, Taiwan. In recent years, Ms. Wesselhoff has been a tutor, teacher, therapist, and camp counselor, working with people of different cultures and level of physical and intellectual ability. Originally from Belvidere, Ill., she worked for one year in Colorado after graduation, as a behavioral therapist for people with autism.
Read more about Ms. Wesselhoff

Paige Whitney ’17

Albany, Ill.
Major: English

Paige Whitney ’17, an English major from Albany, Ill., serves as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in a South Korean high school. Also pursuing minors in Japanese and Theatre, Ms. Whitney became involved in numerous facets of academic and co-curricular life at Carthage. She traveled to China to perform with the Carthage Women’s Ensemble in 2015, put on a play at the CrisisArts Festival in Arezzo, Italy with students of the Theatre Department in 2016, and participated in the Kakehashi cultural exchange program in Japan during J-term 2017. She performed in several plays on campus, was an English Department Fellow, and president of the Merely Players improvisational comedy troupe.
Read more about Ms. Whitney



Jessie Bingaman ’16

Arlington Heights, Illinois
Majors: Spanish, Chinese, and Asian Studies

Jessie Bingaman received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach in Taidong, Taiwan. She saw her time in Taiwan as being one filled with opportunity for herself, her students, and the community. After the completion of her teaching assistantship, she returned to Carthage as Johnson Hall Director.
Read more about Ms. Bingaman

Taylor Kloha ’15

St. Louis, Missouri
Major: Great Ideas 

Taylor Kloha was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach in Czech Republic at a secondary school in the city of České Budějovice. Her skills had already been tested as a tutor of English language learners on the Carthage campus and as an instructor for a college preparatory course in Beijing, China. Ms. Kloha is now attending the University of Illinois at Chicago for a Ph.D. in philosophy, with the ultimate goal of one day teaching at a university.
Read more about Ms. Kloha

Michelle Nuetzmann ’16

Gurnee, Ill.
Majors: German and Music

Michelle Nuetzmann was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach in Germany. This placement in Germany came after a one-month high school exchange to Germany and a semester in Munich in spring-summer 2015. Ms. Nuetzmann also traveled to China as part of a J-Term class focusing on music and culture. Following her time abroad, she has been working in Illinois with an eye to enter graduate school in the coming years. 
Read more about Ms. Nuetzmann

Evan Weyrauch ’15

Rockford, Illinois
Majors: German and History

This Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship returned Evan to Germany, where he spent six months studying abroad in 2014. He used elements of American culture, such as music and poetry, to bring the English language to life for his students and also coached swimming for a local club. After his time abroad, Mr. Weyrauch became a graduate resident director at the University of Nevada in Reno, with the goal of one day working as a college-level swim coach or professor.
Read more about Mr. Weyrauch



Ben Simington ’15

Matteson, Ill.
Major: History

Ben Simington was chosen for a Fulbright Study/Research Grant and has spent the better part of his college career deepening his knowledge of India. First inspired by a course in Indian history with Professor Eric Pullin, and then gaining first-hand experience in India during a J-Term study tour, Mr. Simington knew he wanted to pursue a career in Indian religious traditions. He has studied Hindi language through several prestigious programs, including the Critical Language Scholarship, and lived in Varanasi, India for a semester during his junior year. During his Fulbright year, he conducted field research on the Kabir Panth religious movement, in collaboration with Professor Ravi Singh of Banaras Hindu University. He is currently a program coordinator and instructor in Texas A&M University’s Honors Program.
Read more about Mr. Simington
Update: Read how Ben has been connecting with Indian religions

Amy Bruckbauer ’15

Wauwatosa, Wis.
Majors: BiologyNeuroscience

Amy Bruckbauer received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship and taught in a Bulgarian school during the 2015-16 academic year. Through courses on campus and the College’s health mission to Nicaragua, she recognized her desire to share English language and American culture abroad. After her Fulbright year, Ms. Bruckbauer continues living and teaching abroad (in China, Israel, and Chile), intending eventually to attend graduate school in a field related to education and international affairs.
Read more about Ms. Bruckbauer.

Nicole Gaa ’15

Gurnee, Ill.
Major: English

Nicole Gaa was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Turkey. She was especially interested to learn about its geographic, religious, and ethnic diversity. Located at the historic intersection of Europe and Asia, Ms. Gaa found Turkey to be an excellent place to explore multiculturalism. Ms. Gaa currently teaches at an elementary school in Illinois.
Read more about Ms. Gaa
Update: Nicole Gaa reflects on teaching English in Turkey

Micole Gauvin ’15

Beloit, Wis.
Majors: Elementary EducationMathematics

Through the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience in 2014, Micole Gauvin worked with Professor Seemee Ali to analyze “The Iliad” and its connections to the past and present. Through the project, she was inspired to seek a fellowship in Greece. “My students and I will discover how past and present Greece and America overlap through reading and writing,” she wrote in her application essay. After returning from her Fulbright year, Ms. Gauvin taught for several years in a middle school in Wisconsin, and since 2018, is pursuing a teaching career in Greece.
Read more about Ms. Gauvin
Update: Micole Gauvin journeys from Carthage to Athens

Matthew Wehmeier ’15

Schaumburg, Ill.
Major: GermanHistory

After studying German language for eight years and traveling to Germany three times, Matthew was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship and immersed himself in local culture while teaching in a German school. While there, he also pursued his interest in German politics and engaged in community outreach and “the fight against poverty and oppression in all its forms.” After his Fulbright year, Mr. Wehmeier went on to earn a master’s degree in history at the University of Chicago.
Read more about Mr. Wehmeier
Update: Read how Matt has been able to share an American perspective in former East Germany



Katie Niemeyer ’13

Chatfield, Minn.
Majors: International Political EconomyEconomics

Katie Niemeyer received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Mongolia for the 2013-14 year. Winner of the College Leadership Award, she demonstrated the ability to adapt to new surroundings during an internship with a nonprofit in Tanzania and J-Term study tours to Turkey, Greece, and Guatemala. Raised around horses, Ms. Niemeyer connected deeply with Mongolia’s equine culture. After completing her Fulbright year, she undertook graduate studies in international development at the University of California, Davis, and now works for an international-development focused non-profit organization in Minnesota. 
Read about Ms. Niemeyer’s Fulbright Year
Read more about Ms. Niemeyer

Nick Tackes ’13

Rockford, Ill.
Majors: Great IdeasReligion

Nick Tackes assisted English instructors in India during the 2013-14 academic year after receiving a Fulbright-Nehru English Teaching Assistantship. Living in India also gave him the chance to learn the Hindi language. While at Carthage, Mr. Tackes toured historical religious sites in India during a 2012 J-Term study tour and learned elementary Hindi through independent study. During his time at Carthage, he gained experience as a writing fellow at the Brainard Writing Center and a resident assistant/assistant hall director. He is now pursuing his graduate studies in religion at Columbia University, and ultimately hopes to teach Hindu religious culture at the college level.
Read more about Mr. Tackes  



Kayleen Hannigan ’12

Oregon, Wis.
Majors: GermanArt HistoryStudio Art

Kayleen Hannigan spent the 2012-13 academic year working in German secondary schools on a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship. While a Carthage student, Ms. Hannigan spent one semester of her junior year studying at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany, and was a student in Carthage’s 2010 J-Term study tour to Germany. She also held internships with the Racine Art Museum and worked as a Resident Assistant in the Oaks Residential Village.

Jean Brody ’12

Pewaukee, Wis.
Majors: GermanEnglish
Minor: Secondary Education

Jean Brody spent the 2012-13 academic year working at a German high school, with a variety of classes and grade levels. Before receiving the Fulbright Teaching Assistantship, she was awarded a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship, Carthage’s German Scholarship, and a DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship for study in Germany. Ms. Brody spent one semester of her junior year at the University of Heidelberg. She teaches middle-school students in Illinois.



Deanna Love ’11

Kenosha, Wis.
Majors: SpanishEnglishAccounting

Ms. Love was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student grant to teach English as a foreign language for one year in Argentina. After graduating from Carthage, Ms. Love worked as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer, supervising the Student Work and Mentoring Place at a public library branch in St. Paul, Minn. Ms. Love is a teacher in the Kenosha area and plans to join a religious order.



Ashley A. LaFontaine ’09

Wausau, Wis.
Major: Biology

Ashley LaFontaine was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student grant to teach English as a foreign language in South Korea during the 2009-10 academic year. At Carthage, Ms. LaFontaine conducted field ecology research, presented her research at regional conferences, led the Pre-Health Club, organized fundraisers for Carthage’s medical mission in Nicaragua, and served the Biology Department as an assistant in the Anatomy & Physiology classes. She is now a Physician Assistant in Minneapolis.



Stephanie Coulis ’08

Lowell, Ind. 
Major: French
Minors: SpanishSecondary Education

Stephanie Coulis was named a Fulbright Fellow after graduating from Carthage in 2008. She spent a year in France teaching English as a second language to first and second-year elementary students. During her junior year at Carthage, Ms. Coulis spent a semester studying at the University of Caen in Normandy, France. She also traveled to Guatemala and Mexico for J-Term courses. As a result of her many service projects and her work encouraging interest in language and culture, she won the Modern Language Department’s Iréne Kraemer Service Learning Award. After graduating with a master’s degree in international development from George Washington University, she went on to work for several Washington, D.C.-based non-governmental organizations. She is currently a corporate strategy analyst with RTI international.

Emily Mulder ’08

Beaver Dam, Wis.
Majors: GermanPhysics

Emily Mulder received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in 2008 to teach German high school students about American culture and language. While a student at Carthage, Ms. Mulder completed two senior theses on the German physicist Werner Heisenberg, different versions for each of her two majors. She was able to employ both her German and physics studies during her junior year abroad at the Karl-Ruprechts-Universität in Heidelberg, Germany, where she served as a language tutor and worked as an intern at a German software company. At Carthage, she belonged to several organizations and played clarinet for the Carthage Pep Band. She currently teaches English to teachers in training at the Technical University of Dortmund in Germany. 


DAAD Scholarship Winners

In addition to Fulbright Scholarships, Carthage students have received many other prestigious scholarships, including DAAD Undergraduate Scholarships. DAAD scholarships are awarded by the German Academic Exchange Service to study in Germany for a semester. Past winners of DAAD Scholarships are:

U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships

Critical Language Scholarship recipients are awarded fully-funded intensive summer language classes in less-taught languages.

  • Quick Facts

    • Carthage is named a Best Midwestern College by The Princeton Review (2018), a designation given to only 25 percent of four-year schools.

    • Scheduled to open in fall 2018, a new residential tower will offer suite-style housing and two floors of shared campus spaces for gaming, cooking, group meetings, or quiet studying. Learn more about The Tower

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    • 91% of employers say critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills matter more than your major when it comes to career success. Learn more about how the liberal arts prepare you for a successful career.

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    • Oscars. Emmys. Tonys. Golden Globes. The playwrights we’ve brought in have them. Each year, the Carthage Theatre Department commissions an original script by a renowned playwright for its New Play Initiative. Carthage students then work with the writer to stage it. 

    • As a freshman in the highly selective Honors Program, learn how to gain expertise in anything from music to forest ecology. After that, tackle a contemporary social, economic, or political problem. If you like, you can live on an Honors-only floor of a Carthage residence hall. 

    • In 2016, 2017 and 2018, Carthage was named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

    • Things look new at Carthage because they are. Our athletic and recreation center, student union, computer labs, audiovisual production suite, and numerous residence halls have all been constructed or newly renovated in the last 10 years. Our new science center caps it off.

    • Carthage offers majors, minors and concentrations in more than 50 areas of study, from archaeology to athletic training, neuroscience to music theatre.

    • Our Summer Undergraduate Research Experience offers select students a research budget, one-on-one mentoring with a professor, and 10 weeks of analyzing, deciphering — and getting paid.

    • So the lake is kind of a focal point, but there’s a lot more to love about our campus — like the fact that our 80-acre campus is also an arboretum and wildlife sanctuary. Focused on keeping campus lush forever, we plant between 50 and 75 new trees every year from a variety of species.

    • Carthage was founded in 1847. That’s more than 170 years of leaders, makers, and go-getters going out and going forth. Read more about Carthage’s rich history.

    • Our athletes rank up some impressive stats. So does our fitness center. The N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center (better known as the TARC), is home to a 16-lane swimming pool, 200-meter indoor track, two racquetball courts, an indoor rock climbing wall, and a 5,000-square-foot fitness center.

    • Carthage fields 24 NCAA Division III sports, including basketball, football, lacrosse, volleyball, and water polo. Our varsity teams play in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin — regularly taking home hardware from one of the nation’s toughest Division III conferences.

    • More than 90 percent of our students receive financial aid, a hefty chunk of which is scholarships and grants — including $1.25 million annually from the Presidential Scholarship Competition and numerous Merit Scholarships. Learn what’s available.

    • Abraham Lincoln was an early Trustee of the College, and U.S. Secretary of State John Hay was a Carthage alum. The two still have a proud place on our campus. Spend some time with them in our Sesquicentennial Plaza. On warm days you’ll find professors leading their classes here.

    • Come to Carthage; hear yourself think — think … think …
      Legend has it that Sesquicentennial Plaza holds a perfect echo. Just stand with both your feet on the “1847,” face Straz, and start talking. “You’re the only one who can hear you, but you’ll be crystal clear,” promises English and theatre alumna Mikaley Osley.

    • Our Great Lake provides Carthage students with some amazing views. Think classes on the beach, lake views from the lab, and sunrises from your dorm room. “I love waking up in the morning with the sun shining off the lake. Nothing compares to the view in the morning,” says biology and neuroscience major Ann O’Leary.

    • Carthage awards up to 30 Presidential Scholarships each year, which range from 75% tuition up to full tuition, room, and board. Learn more.

    • For a full decade, NASA has selected Carthage students to conduct research aboard its zero-gravity aircraft. Lately, the stakes have risen. A team of underclassmen is grinding to prepare a tiny but powerful Earth-imaging satellite for launch to the International Space Station. Learn more about the space sciences at Carthage

    • Carthage is the only college or university in the Midwest where every freshman takes a full-year sequence of foundational texts of the Western intellectual tradition. Learn about the Carthage core.

    • With a student-faculty ratio of 12:1, your professors will know who you are. They will also know who you want to be — and how to get you there. Meet our faculty.

    • There are more than 120 student organizations on campus, from Amnesty International to Chemistry Club, to Frisbee and Latin Belly Dancing. See how easy it is to get involved.

    • True story: There are more than 27 art galleries, a dozen museums, and nine theatres within 25 miles of Carthage. Some highlights: The nationally recognized Racine Art Museum, the world-renowned Art Institute of Chicago, and the Milwaukee Art Museum. Learn more about our location.

    • What’s better than one professor? Two professors. What’s better than two professors? Two professors from totally different fields teaching a single class. There’s debate. Discussion. Differing perspectives. This is where the magic happens. That’s why every student takes a Carthage Symposium.

    • Imagine presenting your original research at an international conference — as an undergraduate. Carthage is dedicated to undergraduate research. Learn more about current opportunities.

    • You can’t hide here — not with only 17 other students in the classroom with you. That’s going to be rough some mornings. But later, when you’re able to argue your point of view thoughtfully, express your opinions succinctly, and meet challenges head-on, without fear … Yep, you’ll thank us.

    • Carthage is ranked No. 5 in the country for student participation in short-term study abroad. Every J-Term, hundreds of students travel all over the world on faculty-led study tours. Imagine a month in Sweden, Rome, Cuba, Senegal, India, Japan …