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Entries Tagged as 'Iceland'

Glacial Hikes and Geothermal Power

January 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Iceland, study abroad

Iceland’s hydrogen economy and reliance on geothermal energy make it a model for sustainability. Tor Benson explores some of the sites that make this North Atlantic nation so unique.  OSU students can see for themselves this summer on the study abroad program Iceland: Civilization and Sustainability. My second weekend in Europe I received an invitation […]

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OSU Celebrates International Education Week 2009!

November 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Iceland, study abroad

We are pleased to announce an exciting International Education Week! International Education Week is observed across the United States and around the world each November, the week before the US Thanksgiving holiday. This celebration was founded in 2000 as a joint initiative of the US Department of State and the US Department of Education in […]

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You Can’t Pass the Fifth Grade until You Can Swim

November 12th, 2009 · No Comments · Iceland, study abroad

Tor Benson has 21 things to love about inimitable Iceland.  OSU students can find their own this summer by attending the Iceland: Civilization and Sustainability program. 1)    Every McDonalds in Iceland closed 2)    Highest number of books published and sold per capita — with one in ten Icelanders writing a book in their lifetime. 3)    […]

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Extreme Cuisine: Iceland Edition

October 16th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Iceland, study abroad, Uncategorized

Tor Benson went to Iceland for the alternative energy and fish biology and stayed for the sheep’s head. Our correspondent in Reykjavik takes the gastronomic plunge. I arrived in Iceland’s international airport of Keflavik on the last Friday morning in August after a seven-hour flight, a difference of seven hours from the west coast of […]

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