Fran Young and Paul Young

Married couple, Fran Young (68) and Paul Young (72), recall stories and events that lead them to becoming international teachers, traveling to many countries, culture shocks, and navigating life in Springfield, Missouri after traveling abroad.

Kelven Kai & Karen Miranda International student experiences, Education, and Relationships.

Karen Miranda is an international student in Concordia that studied in a UWC (United World College) in German. Prior to UWC Karen did not speak English and struggled during her first year in this international school. In this interview, she...

Jay, GY, and Alex Discuss Stereotypes

Jay and GY, Intensive English Program students from South Korea, discuss stereotypes with Alex, their Language Partner from the U.S. Stereotypes include ones that foreigners have of Korean people and ones they had before coming to the U.S.

Interview with An LGBT Person in a Conservative Country about Her Experiences

I talk with my friend (19) from a conservative country about her experience being LGBT in a religious country, her identity, and how growing up in a place like that has affected her life. I do not reveal her identity...

Interview of Cayo Mattos, sales director at Reliance Partners

Brazil born background Cayo Mattos tells about his personal experiences and strategies being in America as an international student and afterwards.

Alex, CK, and Chura talk about support systems

This Spring 2019 LPP trio discuss who they go to for personal support during stressful times. Cultural ideals of support are also discussed.

Racism Free For International Students
February 26, 2022 App Interview

This is an audio project of our experiences with racism during our first year as international students in the U.S.

Antoine Ayoub and Helen Shuford

Antoine "Tony" Ayoub (81) talks with his oldest daughter, Helen Ayuoub Shuford (52), about his childhood in Lebanon, education at the University of Alabama, and their family.

Racism Free For International Students

This is an audio project of our experiences with racism during the first year as international students in the U.S.

Ryan and his host mom
November 22, 2018 App Interview

Ryan asked his host mom about her career and her life

An Interview With Tana Ruegamer by Stephanie De Avila

Stephanie De Avila (Wellesley College Class of 2021) talks with Tana Ruegamer (Director & Advisor of the Slater International Center at Wellesley College) about Tana's work in support of international students. We discussed how Tana's life experiences led her to...

Jolene Hood Ashcraft and Rodrigo Malta

Jolene Hood Ashcraft (42) reminisces with her colleague and friend Rodrigo Malta (44) on their shared history at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas.