UD Abroad Blog

Dare to Explore!

UD Abroad Blog

Dare to Explore!

UD Abroad Blog

Dare to Explore!

Category: United States

Internship in Washington, D.C.

Submitted by Rony Baltazar-Lopez on the 2017 spring semester program in Washington, D.C. … My journey in Washington, D.C. ended yesterday, but I remain optimistic that one day I will return. For the past three months, I did a full-time policy practicum with U.S. Senator Tom Carper while taking two college courses and it has been the […]

Unexpected Meetings in Washington, D.C.

Submitted by Rony Baltazar-Lopez on the 2017 spring semester program in Washington, D.C. … Another exciting week to be in Washington, D.C. as it is anticipated—yet doubtfully—another government shutdown due to the political gridlock between the two parties. This Tuesday, Senator Carper met with the Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello, who gave the Senator an update […]

Quiet Week in Washington, D.C.

Submitted by Rony Baltazar-Lopez on the 2017 spring semester program in Washington, D.C. … The quote “time flies when you’re having fun” really hit me this week in particular, as I am now into my 10th week in Washington, D.C., and I will be leaving soon. This week and next week, Congress is in recess which means […]

United States Supreme Court

Submitted by Rony Baltazar-Lopez on the 2017 spring semester program in Washington, D.C. … The highlight of my week was being able to tour the United States Supreme Court. Although it is the least recognized branch of government, it is one of the most vital as well. As we toured the Court, what was most visible to […]

Washington, D.C. : Always at Work

Submitted by Edwin Hernandez-Vargas on the 2017 spring semester program in Washington, D.C. … I am still astounded at how much this city can visibly change. One day, it can be full of busy people in a rush to get to their next destination or tourists coming to see as much as they can in their […]

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