Have idea, will travel

By Amanda Swennes

Many Rice students study abroad through established university exchange programs or pursue international internships or service-learning courses. A few coveted fellowships also offer students the opportunity to write their own ticket for a potentially life-changing experience abroad. This fall, we contacted two students and one alumna who did just that with funding provided by the Dr. John E. Parish Fellowship for Summer Travel, the Goliard Scholarship and the Amici di Via Gabina Traveling Fellowship. The recipients were selected based on their answers to a deceptively simple question:

If you had the money and time, where would you go and what would you do? 

This story is featured in the fall 2015 issue of Rice Magazine. To read the rest of the story, visit http://bit.ly/20zWgo8.

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