Category: BRAVO

UBRPers Share Their Observations at Fulbright Meeting in Prague

Picture of faculty panel at Fulbright

The University of Arizona and UBRP were well represented at a meeting convened by the Fulbright Commission in Czech on the topic of developing cooperation between Czech and US universities.  Roughly 100 attendees from institutions all over the Czech Republic

Adventures Abroad in Argentina: On My Own But Not Alone

Corina MacIsaac at Iguazu Waterfalls

This past summer, I had one of the most incredible experiences in my life. I traveled, by myself, to Argentina to complete an independent research project. I have always loved traveling the world, seeing new places, and learning about new

Exploring the Brain in Oxford, UK

This spring semester, I joined Professor Peter Somogyi’s lab at the University of Oxford as a BRAVO! scholar. The Biomedical Research Abroad: Vistas Open! program funds University of Arizona students to conduct research and live independently in another country. I

Czech-ing Out Europe

At the end of May, I along with nine other students had the privilege to travel to the Czech Republic and work alongside Czech scientists for ten weeks. The Czech Republic, located in the heart of Central Europe, is home

A Summer in Scotland Studying Parasites

When I was three years old, I had my heart set on traveling to Scotland someday and buying a castle. I even remember my mom taking me to Bank of America when I was five years old to start my

It’s a Swede Life: A Summer of Cystic Fibrosis Research in Gothenburg, Sweden

The first few days in Gothenburg, Sweden were the most difficult. I remember the night I arrived, I had just moved into my new apartment, mad at myself for forgetting crucial items, like my blanket, I spent the night using

BRAVO! Student Studies Spatial Memory in the Land of the Midnight Sun

Norway: the home of abounding fjords, a rich Viking history, towering mountain peaks, the midnight sun, and two recent Nobel Laureates. The BRAVO! program took me over 5000 miles to the laboratory of these very scientists, Drs. Edvard and May-Britt

BRAVO! Student Learns that Studying Language Development Among Children in Mexico Can Be Complicated…

Coming back from Mexico is like coming home from home. It sounds as strange as it feels. I was treated like family, which meant as many highs and lows and neutrals as you’d get with relatives – just like when

BRAVO! Experience Across the Pond

This summer I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Birmingham, England to do cognitive science research. It has always been a dream of mine to live in England and this program gave me my first opportunity to do so.

Oh, the Places You’ll Go, With Passions Like UBRP Alumna Jen DiLallo!

It is truly amazing to see when someone can take a childhood passion and turn it into a career path. When I talked with soon to be UBRP alumna Jen DiLallo, I learned that she is one such individual that