Category Archives: 2016 Summer Course

Our Final Days – Learning Sustainability in the Czech Republic

June 22, 2016 Written (and produced) by: Caroline Frier and Lillian Morse   The last two days of this whirlwind trip have been based in Ostrava, Czech Republic.  It is the third largest city in the Czech Republic and well-known … Continue reading

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Wicked Sustainability Presentations in Budapest and Ostrava

Written by: Millie Smith and Jamie Bourgeois June 20th, 2016 Early Monday morning, we met to take the suburban train to the outskirts of the city. At Békásmegyer, we met Dr. Frank Zsigo, a professor of political science at King … Continue reading

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Exploring Budapest

June 19th Written by: Emma Martin Today our group met in the lobby of the Corvin Plaza Suites at 9 am, and Dr. Schenk led the entire group on an educational walking tour around Budapest, the largest city in Hungary. We saw … Continue reading

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Train Rides from Venice to Vienna to Budapest

  Written by Starla Couso and Emily Baker June 17th, 2016 Today the group had some free time in Venice, Italy before our late night departure to Vienna, Austria. With so many things to see, the group split up to … Continue reading

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Class lectures and presentations in Riva San Vitale continued

Written by John Mattingly and Andrew Eitler June 13th We awoke to the sound of bells ringing on the hour, every hour, and three minutes past the hour every hour, as well as every half hour. After an action packed … Continue reading

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Transportation Lessons Learned and Exploring Riva San Vitale

Written by: D’Arcy Sampson, Chandler Windom, and Nick Phandinh Thursday, June 9 To start off our first day in Riva San Vitale, we met in the Steger Center’s new classrooms and recapped our experiences of Freiburg’s transportation system. The class discussed how … Continue reading

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Freiburg Bike Tour and onto Riva San Vitale

Written by Samantha Borges and Emily Spack Tuesday June 7, 2016 We had a jam packed past two days! On Tuesday morning, we went on a bike tour through Freiburg. Since Freiburg is known for its public transportation and bike … Continue reading

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