Class registration

I spent a large part of my day yesterday, August 21, waiting to register for my classes for this fall. I had picked out some courses before I came to Lund and even had them approved by various departments at N.C. State but didn’t think I would automatically be registered in these classes. My research […]

Learning some more Swedish

Just got out of the first of six meetings of my SUSA class (Introductory Swedish for Exchange Students). I don’t think I can actually transfer this credit but it’s nice to at least learn some Swedish! I can now say things like Jag heter Dixon (My name is Dixon) or Jag kommer från USA (I […]

Hej, Sverige!

I made it! The flight was pretty uneventful – I enjoyed the semi fancy food and wine and maybe got one or two hours of sleep. We arrived on time and the descent over Norway and Denmark was really gorgeous! Lots of wind turbines, windy ocean, and open fields. Here’s some pictures: After some wrangling […]

On the way

The day is here! I’m currently writing this during my ~5 hour layover at IAD in Washington, DC. Already had my last Five Guys for lunch, now just doing some plane spotting to kill time. I watched the Air France A380 from Paris land and taxi to the gate – first time I’ve really seen […]

See ya, Boeing

I finished my 12 week summer internship with Boeing in Charleston, SC today. It turned out to be a really great experience. I met a lot of people, worked on some important projects, and got to really see how Boeing the company works. South Carolina was chosen last week to be the sole site of […]

Hello world!

Welcome to my blog! You can find a little more about me at my main website, This blog will be dedicated to my study abroad experience at Lund University in Lund, Sweden for the Fall 2014 semester. I hope to keep this updated regularly throughout the semester! Back to planning and packing…I arrive in Sweden on […]