188 Photos - Mar 10, 2012
Photo: Gables B&B (Doggie settling in on the bed)Photo: Blossoms and 60 degree temperatures in Cripplegate ParkPhoto: One of many different ethnic restaurantsPhoto: Kayaker stops to let swans go by on the River SevernPhoto: Gables B&BPhoto: Sunday on the Severn River -- boaters for morning skull.Photo: Dining "room" table in Director's flatPhoto: Photo: Gay pub in WorcesterPhoto: Living room furniture in Director's flatPhoto: Kayaker pauses to admire the swans also out for a morning paddlePhoto: At Riverside center: special area to have Skype/web conference or watch DVD with a small groupPhoto: Doggie investigates tea pot at one of the MANY charity storesPhoto: Skullers rowing down the Severn, while dragon boat crews ready their boars at the  boat club on the SevernPhoto: RIverside student study areaPhoto: One of the residence halls (dorms) at St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: These trees along the Severn are magnificent even without their leaves -- I can't wait to see them with leaves too:)Photo: Riverside gym - Worcester known for wheelchair basketballPhoto: Communal kitchen in one of the student flats (5 or so students share a flat. Each ave their own room and bathroom, and then all share this kitchen and living roomPhoto: New, modern boat house being built on the banks of the Severn.Photo: Classroom at WorcesterPhoto: One of the student roomsPhoto: Fishermen further down river (away from the swan sanctuary)Photo: City Campus computer labPhoto: Student bathroom (each room has its own bathroom). This one is extra large as it is handicap accessible.Photo: The willow trees (right by the faculty flats) just beginning to show their new green leavesPhoto: Gym for university folks and the publicPhoto: Student room showing en-suite bathroom.Photo: Sunday afternoon on a warm spring day brought crowds of people down to the river's edge to enjoy the glorious weather.Photo: Gym for university folks and the publicPhoto: Bathroom which is en-suite to student room (not shared!)Photo: Historic buildings lining the street in the city centerPhoto: One of gates to St. Johns CampusPhoto: Student flats on St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: In City CenterPhoto: Riverside center, Univ of WorcesterPhoto: St. Martin's Quarter, a new retail, restaurant and fitness center under construction.Photo: New sports arena opening 2013 (right next to Riverside building)Photo: Bredon Building, which houses the UMD faculty and director/program coordinator offices. St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: The Worcester Arts Workshop, offering music, theatre, dance, film, visual art, literature and poetry.Photo: Worcester is a very biking friendly cityPhoto: Inside UMD faculty office, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: McDonald's - apparently a favorite of the UMD students!Photo: Inside the new Hive libraryPhoto: UMD Faculty office showing desks, computer and printer (each faculty member has their own PC desktop computer)Photo: Photo: Open area in the Hive libraryPhoto: Office door for the spring 2012 UMD facultyPhoto: Open air market in City CenterPhoto: the Hive libraryPhoto: Door for office of Cath McGourty (UMD program coordinator) and 2011/2012 directorPhoto: Theatre in city centerPhoto: Open area in the Hive libraryPhoto: Student mail boxes (called pigeon holes) outside the UMD offices in Bredon BuildingPhoto: Photo: Outside of the Hive libraryPhoto: List of offices in Bredon Building, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Ice cream van selling ice cream to passers by down by the riverPhoto: Worcester race trackPhoto: One of the corridors in Bredon Building, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Indication of the walking culture -- distance giving in time taken to walk!:)Photo: Boating club, WorcesterPhoto: View into the courtyard outside Bredon BuildingPhoto: Wike and walking path along the river from City campus to St. John's campusPhoto: Information for International visitors in Bredon BuildingPhoto: Another entrance to St. John's campusPhoto: Hallway in one of the office wings in Bredon BuildingPhoto: Beginning aumtum 2012 the university will have a bike loan program so you can borrow a bike to bike from one campus to the other or around townPhoto: Each department posts a listing of courses with information about each course, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Forget where or when your class is meeting? Just look it up on one of the monitors in the reception areaPhoto: Information about drama, performance and film courses , St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Map of the St. John's campusPhoto: Research of the faculty in one of the departments, Bredon BuildingPhoto: St. John's campusPhoto: Shared kitchen for faculty and staff the section of Bredon Building where the UMD offices arePhoto: Children's reading "nooks" in the Hive libraryPhoto: This is what a restroom is! A place to rest if you would like to rest -- Bredon BuildingPhoto: There is a multifaith room and interdenominational minister, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Bredon Building, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Bredon office building, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: 2011/2012 Director Kritzmire hard at work at her desk in the UMD office, Bredon buildingPhoto: Pearl Tree - a hangout (fast food, pub, pool table and sitting area: for students, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Inside the Pearl Tree, showing sitting area, pool table and food counter at back, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Place to purchase food, Pearl Tree, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Pub area, Pearl Tree, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Pool table in the student pub, Pearl Tree, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Students encouraged to vote in the student union, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Store on St. John's campus, selling DVDs, CDs, basic groceriesPhoto: One of the places to buy food in the Student Union, St. John's campusPhoto: Eating and student hangout area, student union, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Basic grocery shop, in student union, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Photo: Grocery section, student union, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Student Union entrance, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Main eating area inside student union, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Another eating area in Student Union, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Eat and Meet area in the Student Union, St. John's CampusPhoto: Elgar cafe in Student Union, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Inside the Elgar Cafe, Student Union, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Elgar Cafe, Student Union, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Reception area at entrance to St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Aerial photo showing location of St. Johns and City campuses in Worcester (displayed on the wall of the reception area of St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Display in the reception area, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Pine cones here in Worcester, on the St. John's campus, are much larger than we see in Duluth MN!Photo: Soccer fields on the St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Sports center for students, staff and faculty, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Gym, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Outside the sports center, St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: Bicycle storage shed on St. John's Campus, University of WorcesterPhoto: UMD 2012 Study in England programme director, Judith Kritzmire (and Doggie)Photo: Helen Mongan-Rallis (2012-2012 Program Director) and Doggie - in the director/coordinator's officePhoto: Waterside apartment building complex where UMD faculty flats are located, on the River SevernPhoto: Bike and walking path that goes past the UMD faculty apartment building (all the way to the City Center)Photo: Dining room in UMD faculty flat #1Photo: Living room in faculty flat #1Photo: View towards the kitchen and dining room, faculty flat #1Photo: Small fridge, faculty flat #1Photo: Bedroom 1 in faculty flat #1Photo: En-suite bathroom, faculty flat #1Photo: Second bathroom, faculty flat #1Photo: View from bedroom 1, showing en-suite bathroom and hallway, faculty flat #1Photo: Washer/dryer in faculty flatPhoto: Living room and dining room, faculty flat # 2Photo: Dining room and kitchen, faculty flat # 2Photo: Kitchen, faculty flat # 2Photo: Bedroom 2, faculty flat # 2Photo: Bedroom 2, faculty flat # 2Photo: Bedroom 1, faculty flat # 2Photo: En-suite bathroom, faculty flat # 2Photo: Separate freezer and larger fridge, faculty flat # 2Photo: Main bedroom, director's flatPhoto: View from bedroom window, director's flatPhoto: Hallway, director's flatPhoto: Second bathroom, director's flatPhoto: Second bedroom, director's flatPhoto: Living room, with dining area on left, director's flatPhoto: Kitchen, director's flatPhoto: Balcony (overlooking canal), director's flatPhoto: View from balcony, director's flatPhoto: View down the canal from the director's flatPhoto: Living and dining room, looking towards the kitchen, director's flatPhoto: Stove and counter, director's flatPhoto: Small build in and larger free-standing fridge, director's flatPhoto: washer/dryer combo, in kitchen, director's flatPhoto: Second bedroom, director's flatPhoto: Houses of Parliament, London. Not in Worcester, but on the field trip with the UMD students:)Photo: Doggie visits Houses of Parliament. Not in Worcester, but on the field trip with the UMD students:)Photo: Yes, there are double-decker red buses in London! Not in Worcester, but on the field trip with the UMD students:)Photo: Our very own Cath McGourty, coordinator for the SIE program (posing with Doggie). Ann and Linda looking on (on bus on field trip to London)Photo: Doggie visits Kensal Green Cemetery on field trip to LondonPhoto: At Kensal Green Cemetery - stand for coffin (which then lowers into the floor for coffin to be stored in the crypt below). On London field trip.Photo: Inclusive Kensal Green Cemetery - apparently one of the first to allow same-sex couples to be buried together.Photo: Scene from the Kensal Green CemeteryPhoto: Entrance to the director's flatPhoto: Gate from director's flat leading to the bike/walking path along the canalPhoto: Boats moored on the canal, WorcesterPhoto: Junction of the canal (see locks on right) with the River Severn, looking toward the city centerPhoto: Locks on the canalPhoto: Lawn of a hotel on the River Severn, close to the city centerPhoto: Looking along the bike/walking path along the River Severn.Photo: Turn off form the bike/hiking path on River Severn to city centerPhoto: Worcester Cathedral with River Severn on the leftPhoto: Doggie visits Worcester CathedralPhoto: Inside Worcester CathedralPhoto: Doggie inside Worcester CathedralPhoto: Judith and Helen: current and future program directors (in Worcester city center)Photo: Helen, city centerPhoto: Worcester Porcelain Museum in city centerPhoto: Barges moored on the canalPhoto: City center shopping area  -- with LOTS of second hand shops (called Charity Shops)Photo: One of the Charity shops - this for Hill Dog RescuePhoto: The Oxfam charity store includes a whole section on Fair Trade and eco-friendly productsPhoto: One of the residential streets in WorcesterPhoto: Tulips and crocuses blooming in one of the Worcester parksPhoto: Worcester Cathedral in distance, with cricket club in the foregroundPhoto: Public tennis courts in city parkPhoto: Swan in the Swan Sanctuary across from the cathedralPhoto: Swan SanctuaryPhoto: Bromwich Parade biking/walking path on the opposite side of the River Severn from the city centerPhoto: Barge heading down the River Severn, swans in the foregroundPhoto: Bromwich Parade path with Cathedral in the distancePhoto: Doggie visits the Swan Sanctuary across from the cathedralPhoto: Swan Sanctuary across from the cathedralPhoto: Boating club on the River SevernPhoto: Cripplegate city park, showing some of the events in the park