CIEE – Denison Brings the Liberal Arts to Shanghai

Written by Seyeong Hanlim ’22

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted international travel on an unprecedented scale. The U.S. Department of State suspended routine visa services worldwide in March 2020 due to the pandemic. International students seeking to obtain F-1 visas to enter the U.S. found themselves stranded as embassies and consulates worldwide closed for unknown durations. Additionally, the Presidential Proclamation establishing travel restrictions for non-immigrant travelers from Brazil, China, and Iran has been in effect since January 2020 and has not yet been suspended.

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Coming and Going: Students Return Home in Spring 2020

Written by Casey Trimm ’20

During this unpredictable time we are living in, both Denisonians studying on The Hill and Denisonians studying abroad had their semester cut short. For some, this meant booking a flight back home and leaving the United States, while for others, this meant booking a flight back home to their home country and leaving their host country.

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Denison Students Abroad During Pandemic

Written by Isabella Antonelli ’20

Notice: This post was submitted for publication in early June, so while the content is still relevant, many of the statistics given regarding COVID-19 are now out-of-date. For the latest information at the time of publication, see “Updates” at the conclusion of this post. 

Studying Abroad during COVID-19

COVID-19 has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives (as of early June, that number is at a staggering 108,000, in the United States alone and continues to climb), has infected millions globally, and seen the US lose tens of millions of jobs.

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Where Did All the Denisonians Go?

Navigating the online learning experience and personal life in the midst of COVID-19

Denison student experiences during a rare pandemic

Written by Seyeong Hanlim ’23

Note: This post was originally submitted for publication in May 2020, so some information may be out of date. 

Seyeong Hanlim ’23 (writer) moved to a friend’s home in California in the middle of the night upon Denison’s campus shutdown, March 2020.

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