2012 Photo & Video Contest Results

2012 Photo & Video Contest Results

The International Programs in Engineering office is pleased to announce the results of the 2012 IPE Photo Contest.  Approximately 160 photos and 3 videos were entered by CoE students who studied, worked, and volunteered all over the world.

Entries were divided into 3 categories:

  • Wolverines Abroad: Photographs submitted to this category feature UM Engineering students abroad.
  • Host Country/Culture: Photographs submitted to this category capture the culture, landscape, architecture and/or people of the host country.
  • Videos

Complete display of the winning photos and videos (including large-sized images) available on the IPE Facebook Page.

WOLVERINES ABROAD

FIRST PLACE

 

GinaMcGauley_WolverinesAbroad_FollowTheYellowBrickRoad.jpg “Follow the Yellow Brick Road”
Program: EGL Volunteer Abroad
Location: Great Wall of China
Photo submitted by: Gina McGauleySeeking more than a tourist experience, EGL students drove two and a half hours north of Beijing to a less frequented section of the Great Wall of China, where they hiked for three hours across the beautiful landscape.

SECOND PLACE

VickiYu_WolverinesAbroad_Levitating-at-the-Cape-of-Good-Hope.JPG “Levitating at the Cape of Good Hope”
Program: EGL Volunteer Abroad
Location: South Africa
Photo submitted by: Vicki YuEGL Volunteer Abroad Trip in Capetown, South Africa

THIRD PLACE

ElizabethHyde_WolverinesAbroad_Ive-got-this.jpg “I’ve Got This”
Program: Design for Maternal Health
Location: Kintampo, Ghana
Photo submitted by: Elizabeth HydeJenna Boeing took this picture at the waterfalls in Kintampo, Ghana. We discovered one rock shallow enough to stand on at the foot of the waterfall. We were able to stand up to the raging water without falling down (too much).

FAN FAVORITE

ChandramouliNagarajan_WolverinesAbroad_Looking-Beyond.jpg “Looking Beyond”
Program: UM SJTU Joint Institute
Location: The Summer Palace, Beijing, China
Photo Submitted by: Chandramouli NagarajanA trip to Beijing during the Dragon Boat Festival weekend

 


HOST COUNTRY & CULTURE

FIRST PLACE

 

NickCobane_HostCountryCulture_Hungry-Hungry-Panda.JPG “Hungry Hungry Panda”
Program: UM SJTU Joint Institute
Location: Chengdu, China
Photo submitted by: Nicholas CobaneA plump panda chows down on bamboo at the Chengdu Panda Reserve.

SECOND PLACE

AlexisShandler_HostCountry_Gondola-Ride-on-the-Grand-Canal-Venice.JPG “Gondola Ride on the Grand Canal, Venice”
Program: Universidad del Pais Vasco
Location: Venice, Italy
Photo submitted by: Alexis ShandlerAn evening gondola ride on the Grand Canal

THIRD PLACE

ChandramouliNagarajan_HostCountry_Culture_HongcunBeauty.jpg “Hongcun Beauty”
Program: UM SJTU Joint Institute
Location: Hongcun, Anhui Province, China
Photo submitted by: Chandramouli NagarajanStunning natural beauty at Hongcun, an ox-shaped village

FAN FAVORITE

ShannonPawloski_HostCountryCulture_LaAntigua.jpg “La Antigua”
Program: EGL Volunteer Abroad
Location: Antigua, Guatemala
Photo Submitted by: Shannon Chelsea PawloskiOn our first night in Antigua, we took a walking tour of the city. We loved the cobblestone streets, the bright colors of the buildings, and the unique architecture. This picture captures the mixture of old and new that defines Antigua.

VIDEO CONTEST

FIRST PLACE

“Fight Song”
Location: Cotopaxi Mountain, Ecuador
Submitted by: Mina Georges

HONORABLE MENTION PHOTOS & IPE STAFF FAVORITES

MelissaBoelstler_WolverinesAbroad_WhiteWaterRaftingInFrance.jpg” White Water Rafting in France”
Location: Evian-Les-Bains, France
Submitted by:Melissa Boelstler
ChristopherStevens_WolverinesAbroad_NorthernLights.jpg“A cold night under more than just the stars”
Location: Kiruna, Sweden
Submitted by:Christopher Stevens
AbbyGrajek_WolverinesAbroad_Hong-Kong-Cliff-Diving.JPG
“Hong Kong Cliff Diving “
Location: Hong Kong
Submitted by: Abby Grajek
ShannonPawloski_HostCountryCulture_FirstGlimpse.jpg“First Impressions”
Location: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Submitted by: Shannon Pawloski
TylerGatlin_HostCountry_Kumasi-Central-Market.JPG“Midday at the Market”
Location: Kumasi, Ghana
Submitted by: Tyler Gatlin
ConnerGoodrum_HostCountryCulture_TheNorthernLightsatDusk.JPG“The Northern Lights at Dusk”
Location: Kiruna, Sweden
Submitted by: Conner Goodrum
AlexisShandler_HostCountry_San-Juan-de-Gaztelugatxe.JPG“San Juan de Gaztelugaxte”
Location: Bilbao, Spain
Submitted by: Alexis Shandler
AbbyGrajek_HostCountryCulture_Neon-Lights-and-Air-Conditioning.JPG“Neon Lights and Air Conditioning”
Location: Hong Kong
Submitted by: Abby Grajek
NathanRowley_WolverinesAbroad_Wolverines-at-the-Cape-of-Good-Hope.JPG“Wolverines at the Cape of Good Hope”
Location: South Africa
Submitted by: Nathan Rowley

Thank you to our judges!

 

Visit the IPE study abroad website to learn about study abroad opportunities for engineering students!