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Getting to Know Australian Blogger Cara Mischinski

August 11, 2018

G’day mates! (I know… I hate myself more for that one than any of y’all could, but I have to start this thing somehow). My name is Cara Mischinski, and I am going to…

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Greetings from Australia

September 11, 2016

Hi there, I must admit that I have not been keeping up with blogging lately because although life in Seattle is fast, life in Australia has been incredibly jam packed in the best way possible!

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Initiate! – Week One at Brisbane

August 28, 2016

Greetings from Brisbane, Australia! My name is Kevin Soukiazian and I am currently a Sophomore in Industrial & Systems Engineering at UW Seattle. My hometown is Issaquah, WA and I have chosen to be a…

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Week One in Australia

August 26, 2016

Hey there! My name is Viviana Castillo, I am an Oceanography major at the University of Washington. I am extremely excited to be a part of this incredible program in which I will get an…

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Day One – Campus Tour!

August 26, 2016

My name is Natasha Van Damme, or just Nate, and I was one of the students granted the incredible opportunity to travel abroad to Australia to study Oceanography and Engineering. I am a sophomore Pre-Engineering…

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A Whole New City! (For the Weekend)

September 16, 2015

Weekend two = awesome.

Following the events at SERF (still so happy about the flying-not-catching-fire-actually-working thing), the group and I traveled down to the Gold Coast for our free weekend. While…

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A Happy Working Song (While Working 9-to-5)

September 13, 2015

As the title implies, this post is primarily about the work we’re doing down here! For all those unaware of the actual point of this little excursion of ours down under, we’ve come to Australia …

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Week One – A Report from Under the Equator

September 13, 2015

Hello all and welcome to the (hopefully from henceforth once every three day) report from Australia! My name is Lara Millman, currently a junior at the University of Washington studying Civil and Environmental Engineering. I…

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