Day 1 Spartanburg – Philadelphia – Montreal

Today was GREAT! The 2014 Global Discovery team set off on a brand new adventure! Our first destination from Spartanburg was Philadelphia.  In Philadelphia, we had a brief layover so we enjoyed lunch (I, of course purchased my very first authentic Philly cheese steak) and we also exchanged our currency.  Our crumpled old American dollars were… Read More »

Pre-Departure Excitement

Hi, My name is D’Vashe’ Moore and I am a junior nursing student at the University of South Carolina Upstate.  I have been blessed with the opportunity to study abroad with my school free of all expenses.  This opportunity is available through the Global Discoveries program through International Studies.  I will be traveling to different places… Read More »

Pre-Departure Excitement

Hi, My name is D’Vashe’ Moore and I am a junior nursing student at the University of South Carolina Upstate.  I have been blessed with the opportunity to study abroad with my school free of all expenses.  This opportunity is available … Continue reading

Jon Storm, Ph.D.                Associate Professor of Biology University of South Carolina Upstate Natural Sciences & Engineering  Office: Smith Hall 223  jstorm@uscupstate.edu                   (864) 503-5753     My research focuses on small mammal ecology within urban greenways. I utilize capture-mark-recapture techniques, wildlife camera surveys of carnivore activity, and seed trays to assess the giving-up density (GUD) of… Read More »

Our Final Thoughts

This past month has been an incredible experience for me! I was able to live in the country where my grandparents were born and raised and experience the language, culture, and history. Although it was extremely difficult to leave my … Continue reading

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A Summer in the Life of an Instructor who Decided to Flip

Stay tuned… starting Thursday I will begin a daily blog of my trials and triumphs as I flip/somersault/cartwheel College Algebra. Lecture is a waste of time. The hours I spend perfecting a PowerPoint only aid in perfecting their ability to sleep with their eyes open! Change is needed! Thus, this summer I plan to document […]

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Potsdam and Magdeburg

We took two trips at the end of our journey in Germany. Our first stop, Potsdam, we took a train from Stendal to Rathenow where we switched trains and from there we made our way to Berlin. Once in Berlin, … Continue reading

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Hamburg and Wernigerode Weekend

This weekend we got up at 5:30 to meet Sally at the train station by 6:30 for our trip to Hamburg on Saturday. After taking two trains, we arrived in Hamburg where we planned to visit the Hachez Chocoversum (a … Continue reading

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