Summer Academy Blog

Beijing Academy Student Posts from July 20!

Beijing Academy students
July 20, 2016

Read these recent posts from our Beijing Academy students!       Brynn Due to the weather over the last couple days we have spent a lot of our time in class for extra study halls, or in our dorms waiting out the rain. In class we... read more

Breakfast at Tiffany's? No, at Moroccan tea house in Granada today

July 20, 2016

This week's theme's include gaining understanding of the "Dieta Mediterranea". The level 4 class, after conducting research in the center of town on life styles and the true penetration of the diet in everyday life, stepped into a charming Moroccan tea... read more

The Final Days

Chinese class
July 20, 2016

A cultivation of language and communication skills has been in the process for over three weeks. And now, the final days of the program are upon the students—all of whom have dedicated themselves intellectually, day in and day out. Due to the... read more

Mudejar Art: A Cultural Exploration Class

July 20, 2016

During the past two weeks, students at the academy who took the Mudejar ceramics class learned about Mudéjar art, a style that is native and unique to the history of Spain, and a meeting point between Christianity and Islam. Mudéjar refers to the Muslims... read more

A Day on the Lake

French Academy Photo Shoot
July 19, 2016

Due to inclement weather, the French Academy had to cancel its field trip on Monday. However, it was quickly rescheduled to today, so the students were able to easily bounce back from Monday’s temporary disappointment! Today, students boarded a... read more