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Category: Middle East

Dubai: A Bittersweet Good-bye

Submitted by Arya Shajpaul on the 2020 winter session program in Dubai sponsored by the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering… In a blink of an eye, my study abroad in Dubai was over. I can’t describe how fast the month went by. I kept myself busy through lots of excursions to explore the city, […]

Dubai: The Importance of Family

Submitted by Arya Shajpaul on the 2020 winter session program in Dubai sponsored by the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering… Family is one the biggest parts of the culture within the Arab world. Families stick together no matter what circumstances they are in, and the actions you take are not only felt by you, […]

Visit to Oman

Submitted by Emily Jimenez on the 2020 winter session program in Dubai sponsored by the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering… During the last week on our program, we had a chance to visit a construction site. I have never been on a construction site before, and it was really cool to see the stuff […]

United Arab Emirates: Falcons

Submitted by Emily Jimenez on the 2020 winter session program in Dubai sponsored by the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering… This week, we went to the falcon hospital and had a chance to hold a falcon! I also learned that falcons are a big part of the culture and history of the UAE. Falcons […]

Dubai: It Rained!

Submitted by Emily Jimenez on the 2020 winter session program in Dubai sponsored by the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering… This past week, we experienced rain in Dubai! Since Dubai is a desert, they only get rain about five times a year, and when we were here it rained four days in a row. […]

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