Global Photo Contests

How does the MIT community engage in learning, research, service and work around the globe? In Spring of 2016, we asked MIT students to submit photos to us that captured their international MIT experience. The winners are below.

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Contest Winners 2016

Category: Your Major Abroad

student blowing bubbles
1st Place: Rachel Reed, a course 2 senior, spent her 2016 IAP in Korea with MISTI’s Global Teaching Labs.

student researching in German forest
2nd Place: Mary Elaine Cunha, a course 1 junior, spent her 2015 summer at the University of Stuttgart with MISTI-Germany.

Category: Culture, Customs and Traditions

rope bridge in Peru
1st Place: Wen Zeng, a course 2 junior, participated in a service learning course in Peru with D-Lab in the spring of 2015.

punting the Oxford river
2nd Place: Cara Lai, a course 2 senior, spent the spring of her junior year studying abroad at the University of Oxford.

Category: I Have Truly Found Paradise (People)

Eric and a friend in the Cordoba Mosque
1st Place: Eric Ruleman, a course 6 senior, studied abroad in Madrid, Spain during the spring of 2015 with MIT-Madrid.

Three students on a bench with a backdrop of Barcelona
2nd Place: Veronica Montgomery, a course 20 senior, studied in Madrid, Spain during IAP 2016 with IAP Global Literature.

Category: I Have Truly Found Paradise (Landscapes)

reflections of the sky in a Slovenian lake
1st Place: Sophia Wu, a course 2 senior, spent her junior year studying at University of Cambridge as part of the Cambridge-MIT Exchange.

Girona river in Spain
2nd Place: Nicholas Matthews, a course 6 junior, studied Global Literature over IAP 2016 in Madrid, Spain.