Study Abroad Photo Contest 2013
Learn about the 2014 Photo Contest here.
IUPUI Students Abroad
1st Place, Grand Prize, & Community Choice Award
Randon McMaster, Soaking It All In, Venice, Italy
"Amidst exploring Venice, we stopped to enjoy some gelato along the waterfront. In this photo, Joe Bondi sits deep in thought, reflecting on the picturesque surroundings around him."
Emily Potts, Squishing through the Amazon, Ecuador
"A friend took a picture of me following the other students and our guide as we carefully walked through sometimes knee-high mud swamps, searching for animals and understanding the diversity of the rainforest."
Emily Potts, Magnificent Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru
"After a few hiccups in our plans, I was worried we weren't going to make it to Cusco or Machu Picchu. However, on the second-to-last weekend before returning to America, we made it...and it was unbelievably worth it!"
Brittney Pratt, Breathtaking Sunrise, Lake Nakuru, Kenya
"The sun rising on a slightly foggy morning at Lake Nakuru."
Jorge Dorantes, The Old Bridge over the River Neckar, Heidelberg, Germany
"From our vantage point high in the Heidelberg Schloss, we were able to look down into the valley below and see the river coursing through the old part of Heidelberg."
Lara Magnabosco, Xi'an City Wall: Old and New, Xi'an, China
"Our tour guide told us that the city wall in Xi'an was one of the best preserved in China (built [during the] Ming Dynasty). As I rode by around the wall, I saw this beautiful glass dragon sculpture."
Roberto Mesa, Dictators' Wall in Berlin,Berlin, Germany
"I found these pieces of the Berlin wall near Checkpoint Charlie."
Tyler Smith, Morning Walk to Oxford Tutorial, Oxford, United Kingdom
"The New College Cloisters are known for its beautiful courtyard and ancient stonework. I was blessed to have this as my morning walk with my Oxford professor of business. These walks with my professor reminded me of the many great minds who have come before me and who have yet to come."
Steve Zusack, Jewish Memorial, Berlin, Germany
"[The] Jewish Memorial in Berlin....commemorates all who were lost during the Nazis' genocide of the Jewish people."
Katie Wight, Prevalence of Buddhism, Chiang Mai, Thailand
"Buddhism is engrained into the culture of Thailand. Most males become a Buddhist monk at some part of their life to pay respect to their families and religion. Chiang Mai had many Buddhist temples within walking distance."
Spencer Beckman, Lovely Traditional German Bakery, Heidelberg, Germany
"Our group was browsing the small shops hidden within the streets and stumbled upon this great old bakery. I've never seen such a picturesque German baker, complete with uniform and lots of fresh loaves of bread on the shelf!"
Alicia Albertson, Chinese Checkers, Beijing, China
"Several men play Chinese checkers at the Temple of Heaven."