How to see a total solar eclipse

By Shannon Wing '22 Living in Santiago for the summer, I was approximately 6 hours away from a total solar eclipse viewing on this past July 2. I was the closest I had ever been to seeing a total solar eclipse and I knew that I had to find a way up to Vicuña to [...]

Cajón del Maipo

By Shannon Wing '22 When making the decision on what to do with my summer, I had two requirements. Number 1: Work within the field of sustainability. Number 2: Be somewhere where I could hike and climb. These two requirements brought me to Santiago, Chile. Chile has some of the highest potential for renewable energy [...]

A Summer in Chile

By Shannon Wing '22 Hello! Two weeks ago at around this time, I was waking up to my new neighbor friend tapping me on the shoulder saying, ‘we are here.” I had somehow managed to sleep through both meals on my overnight flight and now I was in Chile! My journal lay across my lap [...]

Study Abroad in Edinburgh – Discovering a New Learning Environment

By Milani-Chatterji-Len '19 This is my last week as a study abroad student at the University of Edinburgh – check out Blog 1 and Blog 2 to see what I have been doing up to this point. Even being in the thick of exams, I find myself learning new more about how the educational system here [...]

Study Abroad in Edinburgh: Exploring the City and Beyond

By Milani Chatterji-Len '19 This semester, I am studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. One of my main reasons for choosing to study abroad was to experience a new place and culture. Even though Scotland is English-speaking like the US, the two places are different in many ways. In fact, being able [...]

Studying Abroad in Edinburgh

By Milani Chatterji-Len '19 A model of the city of Edinburgh displayed in the city center I am a fourth year student in CEE and for the past couple of months, I have been studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh. It was a hard decision to leave MIT for a semester, but I wanted [...]