Brewster Student at Bates College Studies Abroad in Norway

Another local student thriving in higher education...

Hannah Johnson of Brewster, Mass., participated in the fall 2018 Bates College Junior Semester Abroad program. Johnson, who is majoring in geology and minoring in anthropology at Bates, studied in Norway through the University Centre in Svalbard, Longyearbyen.

She is the daughter of Mr. and Ms. Keith R. Johnson, II of Brewster, Mass., and a 2016 graduate of Nauset Regional High School.

60% percent of Bates students elect to study abroad through the college's Center for Global Education. Bates' nationally recognized international education program offers access to academically rigorous and culturally enriching programs in more than 60 countries.

Located in Lewiston, Maine, Bates is internationally recognized as a leading college of the liberal arts, attracting 2,000 students from across the U.S. and around the world. Since 1855, Bates has been dedicated to educating the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community.

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