Self Perspective

Chronicles of an American professor in Finland

First day/orientation day.  Ari picked me up today in his bright yellow Porsche.  We made it to campus in record time.  (Now that I think about it, since it was the first time, any time would be a record.  But this record will probably hold, I have no doubt).  I’m totally envious. I was introduced …

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After a long flight from San Francisco to Frankfurt, then to Helsinki, we were met by Ari, the interim director of the Hospitality program at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences.  This was incredibly nice of him to do this on a late Friday afternoon which greatly relieved us of finding and getting to our apartment in a strange …

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