Half-Baked Ideas about Sinterned Daub

September 3, 2014

A Burning Question or, Some Half-Baked Ideas: Patterns of Sintered Daub Creation and Dispersal in a Modern Wattle and Daub Structure and Their Implications for Archaeological Interpretation By Robert P. Kruger, Ph.D. BCA Xalapa, Resident Director ABSTRACT Hardened burned clay fragments are often found in archaeological excavations in many parts of the world. Frequently these […]

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Remembering Pablo

July 9, 2014

The life of Paul “Pablo” Bueker was honored in a memorial service attended by hundreds on Friday, April 19 in Quito, Ecuador. He is survived by his wife, Nieves Rodriguez, and daughter, Martha Perez in Quito, as well as his son, Andres Bueker, in Indianapolis. He touched so many people over the years, and perhaps […]

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Connecting Through Song & Sport in Barcelona

May 26, 2014

My spring semester in Barcelona was really nicely completed by my volunteering experience twice per week at an after-school center that caters to young girls growing up in the neighborhood of Barcelona, El Raval. I volunteered on Tuesdays, coaching 3rd to 6th graders in basketball, and Fridays with general homework help and my favorite part, […]

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More Than I Imagined

May 23, 2014

My study abroad experience in Barcelona has been fulfilling in so many ways that I expected and in many that I could have never imagined. First and foremost, my language skills have improved exponentially; I myself am sometimes amazed with the ease with which I am able to talk with my host family and with […]

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Burwood to Join BCA as Director of Academic Affairs

May 22, 2014

BCA is pleased to announce that Dr. Stephen Burwood has been named the Director of Academic Affairs. Born and raised in Exeter, England, Stephen earned degrees from the University of Warwick and the University of Sussex and continued his scholarly work with graduate degrees in American History at Binghamton University in New York. Stephen brings […]

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Sports Research Among the Best in the UK

May 21, 2014

The University of Gloucestershire’s research in Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism has been ranked 16th nationally for impact. The University of Gloucestershire’s research has been assessed as ‘world leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ in a major national quality assessment exercise. The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 is undertaken by all universities in the UK. […]

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Leaving Barcelona

May 21, 2014

I sit here now in this impressively beautiful, silent library—and I ask myself how I got here. I still can´t quite comprehend how I actually ended up in Spain, attending this incredible castle of a university. I ask myself everytime I wander the streets of Barcelona how I could have possibly come this far. It […]

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BCA Student is Fastest Woman in Spain

May 5, 2014

Joining men’s winner Chema Martinez is Bridgewater College student Lizzie Styles who competed in the Wings for Life WorldRun in Barcelona on May 4 and was the winner among all the women competing in the race. Lizzie is studying abroad with BCA in Barcelona, Spain. According to the Wings for Life website, there were 35,397 […]

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Reflection on BCA: Barcelona

April 23, 2014

Brian Shiltz, Tufts University A year ago I would not have imagined that this semester I would be living with a Spanish family and take classes taught by Spanish professors. This time last year, I had only a few semesters of Spanish under my belt, was busy juggling football and academics, and was fully absorbed […]

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