Editor’s note: Students in the MRED Program are traveling around the world – literally! Seven graduate students had the opportunity to travel west as part of an immersive study abroad class in summer 2016. Here is the first post from Brendan Lee, one of the students on the journey.

Today was our first day of the trip, and we made the long haul flight to Seoul. The students were all on the same flight and enjoyed an extended layover in San Francisco. Most of the group took advantage of their time there and took a brief excursion to Fisherman’s Wharf. The flight from San Francisco to Seoul was lengthy a