• Eight young people at a smoothie stand while studying abroad, including a Michigan Tech Husky, Sophie Mehl, second from left

    New Countries, New Perspectives: A Husky’s Take on Study Abroad in Spain

    As an undergraduate, Sophie Mehl seized the opportunity to study abroad in Valencia, Spain, where she expanded her language skills and her taste for adventure. Mehl earned her bachelor’s in materials science and engineering (MSE) at Michigan Tech in 2022. She minored in international Spanish and actually completed her degree in Spain, absorbing the rich culture, history and language of the country. From exploring the vibrant streets of Valencia to learning about the region's unique traditions, she gained invaluable experiences that will shape her personal and professional future.