Student Profiles

We know studying abroad will change your lifebut hear it from the voices of IUPUI students just like you

At IUPUI, learning isn’t limited to the classroom or even one country. Classes, internships, and volunteering are only part of the whole experience of cultural immersion. Read about your fellow students’ experiences across the globe.

How did study abroad change them? 

  • Trevor Rood

    Trevor Rood

    Location: Salamanca, Spain
    Term: Summer '17
    Major: Media Arts and Science

  • Bryan Keefe

    Bryan Keefe

    Location: Paros, Greece
    Term: Summer '17
    Major: Media Arts and Science

  • Sarah Gaither

    Sarah Gaither

    Location: Salamanca, Spain
    Term: Summer '17
    Majors: Business

  • Taylor Charles

    Taylor Charles

    Location: Paros, Greece
    Term: Summer '17 
    Major: Media Arts and Science

  • Michael Craft

    Michael Craft

    Location: Germany and Switzerland
    Term: Summer '17
    Majors: Business Management, HR Management, International Studies

  • Kaylin Fanta

    Kaylin Fanta

    Location: Dominican Republic
    Term: Spring '17
    Majors: Nursing

  • Brenda Vazquez

    Brenda Vazquez

    Location: Kenya
    Term: Spring '17 (short-term)
    Majors: Medicine (M.D.)

  • Jenny Yang

    Jenny Yang

    Location: Nicaragua
    Term: Spring Break '17 
    Majors: Biology and Spanish

  • Rebekah Lawson

    Rebekah Lawson

    Location: Costa Rica
    Term: Spring Break '17
    Majors: Psychology (Pre-Occupational Therapy)

  • Johnna Belkiewitz

    Johnna Belkiewitz

    Location: Dominican Republic
    Term: Spring Break '17
    Majors: Neuroscience

  • Brittany Staley in front of clock

    Brittany Staley

    Location: London, England
    Term: Spring Break '17
    Majors: Human Resource Management, Management, and International Studies

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    Joscelyn Mathis

    Location: London, England
    Term: Spring Break '17
    Majors: Human Resource Management, Management, and International Studies

  • Clara Starkey

    Clara Starkey

    Location: Athens, Greece
    Term: Summer '16
    Majors: Finance

  • Nicholas Hester

    Nathan Saylors

    Location: Speyer, Germany
    Term: Summer '16
    Major/Minor: Public Safety Management/
    Information Security

  • Drew Grass

    Drew Grass

    Location: Germany and Switzerland
    Term: Summer '16
    Major/Minor: Finance and Accounting

  • Jacob Harris

    Jacob Harris

    Location: Greece
    Term: Summer '16
    Major/Minor: Media Arts & Science/ Advertising

  • Jacob Harris

    Matthew Whitlock

    Location: Beijing, China
    Term: Summer '16
    Major/Minor: Law (J.D.)

  • Henry Ramsey IV

    Henry Ramsey IV

    Location: Germany and Switzerland
    Term: Summer '16
    Major/Minor: Business Management, International Business, and German

  • Codie Briner

    Dana Oakes

    Location: La Venta, Panama
    Term: Summer '16
    Majors: Biology and Neuroscience

  • Jacob Harris

    Trevor Miller

    Location: Salamanca, Spain
    Term: Summer '16
    Major/Minor: Informatics/Spanish

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    Beth Parks

    Location: Strasbourg, France
    Term: Summer '16
    Majors: Marketing and International Business

  • Nicholas Hester

    Nicholas Hester

    Location: Croatia
    Term: Summer '16
    Major/Minor: Social Work/Child Abuse and Neglect

  • Codie Briner

    Codie Briner

    Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Term: Summer '16
    Major/Minor: Nursing/Spanish

  • Nico Cruz

    Nico Cruz

    Location: Costa Rica
    Term: Spring Break '16
    Major/Minor: Energy Engineering/ Mathematics

  • Devin Ryan

    Devin Ryan

    Location: United Kingdom
    Term: Spring Break '16
    Majors: Master of Health Administration and Master of Public Health (MHA/MPH)

  • Elizabeth Ziegler

    Elizabeth Ziegler

    Location: Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra, India
    Term: Spring Break '16
    Majors: Accounting and Finance

  • Katie Brown

    Katie Brown

    Location: United Kingdom
    Term: Spring Break '16
    Major: Radiation Therapy

  • Codie Briner

    Michelle Nguyen

    Location: Costa Rica
    Term: Spring Break '16
    Major: Electrical Engineering

  • Victoria Hart

    Victoria Hart

    Location: Bahamas
    Term: Spring Break '16
    Major/Minor: Global and International Studies/ German and History

  • Breyana Vangilder

    Breyana VanGilder

    Location: United Kingdom
    Term: Spring Break '16
    Major: Health Services Management

  • Corie Danielle

    Danielle Cory

    Location: Oyama, Tochigi, Japan
    Term: Fall '15
    Major/Minor: Global and International Studies (East Asia focus)/Japanese Studies

  • Corie Danielle

    Caitlin Rice

    Location: Croatia
    Term: Summer '15
    Major/Minor: Social Work/ Criminal Justice and Sociology

  • Jennifer Childers

    Jennifer Childers

    Location: Derby, United Kingdom
    Term: Fall '14
    Majors: English

  • Erin Connor

    Erin Connor

    Location: Aix en Provence, France
    Term: Summer '14
    Majors: Nursing and French

  • Paul Montoya

    Paul-Michael Montoya

    Location: Malaga and Salamanca, Spain
    Term: Summer '11 and '13
    Majors: Political Science and International Studies; MPA Sustainability Management

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    Kate Dobson

    Location: Beijing, China
    Term: Spring '13
    Majors: MA in English and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

  • Mary Ankenbruck Headshot

    Mary Ankenbruck

    Location: San Carlos, Costa Rica
    Term: Summer '12
    Majors: International Studies and Political Science