Student Global Perspectives

One of the best ways to showcase the impact of internationalization is to hear from students who come to study at Case Western Reserve University from countries around the world and those who study abroad. 

Our international and study abroad students share their experiences and how their worldview has changed in the profiles below.

 

  • Carlos Lewis-Miller standing outside with his hood on in front of palm trees

    Carlos Lewis-Miller

    Study Abroad Country: South Africa

    Major: Medical Anthropology

    Graduation Year: 2020

  • A picture of Lucy standing outside wearing a navy CWRU orientation leader tee shirt

    Lucy Borivenpaisal

    Home Country: Thailand/Vietnam

    Major: Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism

    Graduation Year: 2021

  • A picture of Anna Koch standing on a mountain looking at the camera with her arms extended as if to frame the mountains behind her

    Anna Koch

    Study Abroad Country: South Korea

    Major: International Studies, Cognitive Science

    Graduation Year: 2020

  • A picture of Márcio O’Dwyer sitting outside on a rock in front of a body of water with trees and mountains in the background

    Márcio O’Dwyer

    Home Country: Brazil

    Major: Physics PhD

    Graduation Year: 2019

  • A picture of Eliana Ondrejko and Jeanne  Mocellin standing in front of a French flag, each holding a flag from their home country. Jeanne is holding the French flag and Eliana is holding the American flag.

    Jeanne Mocellin and Eliana Ondrejko

    Study Abroad Country: Jeanne: U.S., Eliana: France

    Home Country: Jeanne: France, Eliana: U.S.

    Major: Jeanne: History, Eliana: International Studies, Marketing & Business Management

    Graduation Year: Jeanne: 2021, Eliana: 2019

  • A picture of David Ariando standing on a beach

    David Ariando

    Home Country: Indonesia

    Major: Electrical Engineering

    Graduation Year: 2021

  • A photo of Miles Booker standing with a statue of a koala bear

    Miles Booker

    Study Abroad Country: Australia

    Home Country: U.S.

    Major: Chemical Engineering

    Graduation Year: 2019

  • A picture of Samraggi Biswas

    Samraggi Biswas

    Home Country: India

    Major: Masters of Engineering and Management

    Graduation Year: 2019

  • A picture of Kayele Silue during her study abroad experience in Madrid

    Kayele Silue

    Study Abroad Country: Madrid

    Home Country: Cote d’Ivoire

    Major: Finance

    Graduation Year: 2020

  • A picture of Andrea Lu and Weiwei Dai standing on the stairs inside Tomlinson Hall

    Andrea Lu and Weiwei Dai

    Study Abroad Country: Andrea: Hong Kong, China, Wewei: U.S.

    Home Country: Andrea: U.S., Weiwei: Hong Kong, China

    Major: Andrea: Biomedical Engineering Weiwei: Applied Mathematics

    Graduation Year: 2020

  • Picture of Lilianne Barbar

    Lilianne Barbar

    Home Country: Lebanon

    Major: Biology

    Graduation Year: 2018

  • A picture of Madison Tse during her study abroad to London

    Madison Tse

    Study Abroad Country: United Kingdom

    Major: Biology and Sociology

    Graduation Year: 2020

  • Picture of Kai Wang kayaking with a friend

    Kai Wang

    Home Country: Canada

    Major: Organometallic Chemistry

    Graduation Year: 2020

  • Calvin Goh and Andy Landschulz pose for a picture in Tomlinson Hall

    Calvin Goh and Andy Landshulz

    Study Abroad Country: Calvin: U.S., Andy: Singapore

    Home Country: Calvin: Singapore, Andy: U.S.

    Major: Calvin: English Literature, Andy: Accounting

    Graduation Year: Calvin: 2019, Andy: 2018

  • Oghenerukeme Asagba Global Perspective

    Oghenerukeme Asagba

    Home Country: Nigeria

    Major: Medical Physiology

    Graduation Year: 2018

  • Julian Morimoto with elephant

    Julian Morimoto

    Study Abroad Country: United Kingdom

    Home Country: United States

    Major: Mathematics

    Graduation Year: 2018

  • Earnest James in front of Cleveland sign.

    Earnest James PD

    Home Country: India

    Major: PhD in Biochemistry

    Graduation Year: 2020

  • Photo of Ludmila Botnariuc and Grace Karabinus on campus

    Ludmila Botnariuc and Grace Karabinus

    Study Abroad Country: Grace: Greece

    Home Country: Ludmila: Republic of Moldova

    Major: Ludmila: International Relations, Grace: Psychology and Sociology

    Graduation Year: Ludmila: 2019, Grace: 2018

  • Two students studying abroad

    Stephanie Doran and Doug Brubaker

    Study Abroad Country: Botswana, Costa Rica, Copenhagen

    Major: Psychology, Cognitive Science, Bioethics, Math, Systems Biology and Bioinformatics

    Graduation Year: 2016

  • International Students Posing

    Siddhartha Sen and Shravan Khare

    Home Country: India

    Major: MBA

    Graduation Year: 2018

  • Photo of Rita Maricocchi on a balcony

    Rita Maricocchi

    Study Abroad Country: Germany

    Major: German, French, Political Science

    Graduation Year: 2018

  • Jingsen Huang

    Jingsen Huang

    Home Country: China

    Major: Management of Finance (Risk Management)

    Graduation Year: 2018

  • Diego and Vishal

    Diego and Vishal

    Study Abroad Country: Vishal: Spain

    Home Country: Diego: Spain

    Major: Diego: Aerospace Engineering, Vishal: Computer Science

  •  Dinushi Jayatunga

    Dinushi Jayatunga

    Home Country: Sri Lanka

    Major: Physics

    Graduation Year: 2020

  • Jessica Clevenger

    Jessica Clevenger

    Study Abroad Country: Sweden

    Major: Mechanical Engineering

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Alaa' Badokhon

    Alaa' Badokhon

    Home Country: Saudi Arabia

    Major: Computers, Software, Embedded Systems Engineering

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Aaron Smith

    Aaron Smith

    Study Abroad Country: Sweden

    Major: Cognitive Science and Psychology (Pre-Health Specialization)

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Ye Li

    Ye (Duke) Li

    Home Country: China

    Major: International Business Law (LLM)

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Sayde Slobodien

    Sayde Slobodien

    Study Abroad Country: Spain

    Major: Biomedical Engineering

    Graduation Year: 2018

  • Amy Qin

    Amy (Shiyi) Qin

    Home Country: China

    Major: Chemical Engineering

    Graduation Year: 2018

  • Jon Sender

    Jon Sender

    Study Abroad Country: Israel

    Major: Computer Science, Finance

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Alberto Safra

    Alberto Safra

    Home Country: Luxembourg

    Major: Materials Science and Engineering

    Graduation Year: 2020

  • Samantha Gallup

    Samantha Gallup

    Study Abroad Country: Egypt

    Major: Musical and International Studies

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Mustafa Unal

    Mustafa Unal

    Home Country: Turkey

    Major: Mechanical Engineering

    Graduation Year: 2016

  • Vincenzo Volpe

    Vincenzo Volpe

    Study Abroad Country: Denmark

    Major: Music, Pre-Health

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Shinichi Inoue

    Shinichi Inoue

    Home Country: Taiwan

    Major: Global MBA

    Graduation Year: 2016

  • Margaret Kuhl

    Margaret Kuhl

    Study Abroad Country: South Africa

    Major: Medical Anthropology

    Graduation Year: 2016

  • Ruiyao Wei

    Ruiyao Wei

    Home Country: China

    Major: Master of Management in Finance

    Graduation Year: 2016

  • Koby Picker

    Koby Picker

    Study Abroad Country: China

    Major: Computer Science with a minor in Chinese

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Marc Sturzl

    Marc Sturzl

    Study Abroad Country: Turkey

    Major: Computer Engineering

    Graduation Year: 2016

  • Yuheng Dai

    Yuheng (Tony) Dai

    Home Country: China

    Major: Entrepreneurial Biotechnology

    Graduation Year: 2016

  • Adele Zawada

    Adele Zawada

    Study Abroad Country: Australia

    Major: Engineering Physics

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Sri Lakshmi Sravani Devarakonda

    Sri Lakshmi Sravani Devarakonda

    Home Country: India

    Major: Nutrition

    Graduation Year: 2016

  • Joshua Perry

    Joshua Perry

    Study Abroad Country: The Netherlands

    Major: International Studies, Psychology

    Graduation Year: 2016

  • Nirmala Lekhak

    Nirmala Lekhak

    Home Country: Nepal

    Major: Nursing

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Yvonne Cao

    Yvonne Cao

    Study Abroad Country: Hong Kong

    Major: Accounting, Political Science

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Guanzhou Qu

    Guanzhou Qu (Eddie)

    Major: Computer Science

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Sam Cristani

    Sam Cristani

    Study Abroad Country: Africa

    Major: Mechanical Engineering

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Marzieh Ayati

    Marzieh Ayati

    Home Country: Iran

    Major: Computer Science

    Graduation Year: 2016