Humans are hardwired for curiosity, a trait that has driven exploration for millennia. This innate wanderlust has led to remarkable journeys, from Pacific Islanders traversing the ocean to early humans leaving Africa some 70,000 years ago. “We want to push out. We need to explore,” says Rick Batchelor, associate director of Learning Abroad. As the U expands global opportunities for students post-COVID, the value of worldwide studies comes into greater focus.
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