The Middle East Beyond the Headlines

2021-06-11T11:08:08-05:00

The University of Central Missouri (UCM) offers a wide variety of study programs for students to take advantage of while in school. One of these programs is "The Middle East Beyond the Headlines" which is a three-week, faculty-led tour to Jordan, Israel, and the West Bank. I participated in this program in the summer of 2018 and could not have been happier with the knowledge and growth I took back with me. The purpose of this specific program is to break the common stereotypes that people have regarding the Middle East. For example, when telling my family and friends that [...]