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IIEPassport Study Abroad in China
Jan 21, 2011

The Institute of International Education(IIE) has published a new resource for students and study abroad advisers.  IIE has expanded its IIEPassport publication series with IIEPassport Study Abroad in China, a special magazine issue that includes a directory of 350 programs for U.S. graduate and undergraduate students offered by the U.S. and Chinese governments, third party providers, private foundations and U.S. higher educati...
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Michelle Obama Encourages Students to Study in China
Jan 19, 2011

As part of the " 100,000 Strong" Initiative , First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at a forum hosted by Howard University today.  She spoke about the importance of studying abroad and urged students to visit China.  Following her speech, four students who had studied in China participated in a panel moderated by Ann Stock, the Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, and shared their experiences. Click...
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IU Students Receive 35+ National Awards
Jan 14, 2011

Students from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana received more than 35 nationally competitive awards for international study during the 2010-2011 academic year.  Indiana University Media Relations recently issued a news release containing the names of all of their award winners, including four students who received Boren Awards.  Boren Fellowships Gregory Auclair -- Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Syria Timothy T...
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Secretary Clinton Urges More Students to Study in China
Jan 12, 2011

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has urged leaders of U.S. higher education institutions and study abroad providers to “double the number of your students who study in China by 2014.”  Secretary Clinton's letter is part of the 100,000 Strong Initiative.  Citing the strategic importance of the U.S.-China relationship, in November 2009, President Barack Obama announced the 100,000 Strong initiative, a national effor...
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January 2011 Newsletter
Jan 11, 2011

The January 2011 Boren Awards newsletter has been published.  Read advice for a complete application and check out the application review schedule.  Also, see this month's profiles of a Boren Scholar who studied in Russia and a Boren Fellow who studied in China.  Read the newsletter .
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Smith College Profiles 1998 Boren Scholar
Jan 5, 2011

The Department of Anthropology at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusets recently profiled some of their alumni.  One of the people profiled, Laura Taylor-Kale, received a Boren Scholarship in 1998-99 to study in Senegal and is currently serving in the U.S. Foreign Service.  Read more about Laura's career in her profile below.  To view the original article, click here . Laura Taylor-Kale A career diplomat of the U.S. Forei...
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