December 3, 2020
Credit: The Wall Street Journal, By Maya Goldman
Yulissa Garcia-Serrato and her classmates were supposed to meet the former Croatian president during their study abroad trip to the Balkan country this summer. But after the Covid-19 pandemic caused the program to switch from in-person to an online learning environment, the University of Oregon senior feared her virtual travels wouldn’t amount to much of a trip.
Until the day that former Croatian President Ivo Josipović, who is also a composer, showed up on the virtual study abroad Zoom class.