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About Marcus Allan Ingram

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Finance Sykes College of Business, University of Tampa @MarcusAIngram on twitter

Day 5 in Rio

Today’s activities were washed out. It began raining hard around midnight, and it is expected to continue for days. All our existing plans were cancelled and we met in the lobby this am to discuss what to do. Along with … Continue reading

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Day 4 in Rio

Today has been a long and exhausting day, so the blog will be short. Sunrise is about 6:20 here, and I was on the sidewalk alongside Copacabana to enjoy it this morning. Here is a photo of one of the … Continue reading

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Day 3 in Rio

We got an early start this morning, riding a city bus to the oldest part of town where CIEE has their study center. We had a lesson in basic Portuguese – it is really hard! I learned I’ve been pronouncing … Continue reading

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Day 2 in Rio

[Editor’s note:  Second in a series of posts from my brother Marcus as he visits Rio de Janeiro — Mike] Greetings from Marcus in Rio! Tonight is the last major soccer match before the World Cup begins in 3 weeks. … Continue reading

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Tuesday, Rio de Janeiro

NOTE: I am on a 10-day, university faculty seminar conducted by the Council on International Exchange Education ( I will be joined by about a dozen US-based faculty tomorrow. Ola! I arrived Rio airport (GIG) about 0845 today (Tuesday); immigration, … Continue reading

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