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AU Student Receives Scholarship
Aug 31, 2011

Wyatt Gordon, a senior at American University (AU), received a 2011 Boren Scholarship to study in Indonesia.  Wyatt is in the School of International Service at American University and he plans to study Indonesian at Universityos Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. His local newspaper, The Progress-Index , published an article about Wyatt receiving the award.  Read the complete article.
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GU Students Awarded Boren Awards
Aug 25, 2011

Two Georgetown University (GU) students, Valerie Oliphant and Amanda Lanzillo, have been awarded 2011 Boren Awards to study critical languages and cultures abroad. Valerie, a graduate student in GU's conflict resolution program, has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to study at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. She will be studying Yoruba language and culture. Meanwhile, Amanda is an undergraduate international history major who has ...
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Boren Scholarship Awarded to VU Student
Aug 24, 2011

Villanova University (VU) student, Anu Thomas, has received a 2011 Boren Scholarship to study in Jordan. While in Jordan, she will be studying Arabic language and culture. Anu, Villanova’s first Boren recipient, is a political science major with a minor in Spanish language and literature. She has aspirations to follow a career path in the U.S national security community. Anu was recently profiled in a VU press release. To read the ...
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MIIS Posts Video By Boren Fellow
Aug 23, 2011

The Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) has posted a video by Boren Fellow, Kate Bollinger, on YouTube. Kate, a 2010 Boren Fellow, studied in Nepal. Her video highlights memorable moments of when she first arrived in the country. To watch the video by Kate Bollinger, please click here .    
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Boren Scholarship Awarded to CU Student
Aug 21, 2011

Campbellsville University (CU) student, Kristina Wallace, has received a 2011 Boren Scholarship to study in Azerbaijan. Kristina, a senior in political science with a minor in homeland security, is the university’s very first Boren recipient. She will be studying the Azerbaijani language and culture at Khazar University in Baku, the country's capital. Kristina was recently profiled in a press release by CU. To read the press release...
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Boren Scholarship Awarded to TCNJ Student
Aug 17, 2011

A student from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), Bryan Furman, has received a 2011 Boren Scholarship to study in Russia. Bryan is a junior at TCNJ with a double major in international relations and psychology. He is TCNJ's very first student to receive a Boren Award and will be using his award to advance his studies of the Russian language and culture. Bryan was recently profiled in TCNJ News. To read more about Bryan and his future ...
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Boren Scholar Recounts Year in China
Aug 16, 2011

Amanda Osborn, an American University (AU) student and 2010 Boren Scholar, has returned from her year abroad in China. While in China, Amanda was enrolled in the immersion program at Peking University. Her hard work helped her improve her language skills significantly. Outside of the classroom, Amanda spent time traveling throughout China, allowing her to explore the historical, religious, and cultural diversity that the country has ...
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will.i.am Supports U.S.-China Educational and Cultural Exchanges
Aug 14, 2011

Black Eyed Pea's will.i.am will be directing a concert in Beijing later this year to celebrate U.S.-China educational and cultural exchanges. The concert will benefit Obama's 100,000 Strong Initiative, which is an effort by the U.S. government to send more American students abroad to study Chinese language and culture. The concert will include performances by will.i.am and other American and Chinese pop stars. The funds raised by the...
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Boren Fellowship Awarded to CSU Chico Student
Aug 11, 2011

California State University, Chico (CSU Chico) student, Jose Valdovinos, has won a Boren Fellowship to study in Egypt. Jose, a graduate student in American Politics and International Relations, will spend a year in Cairo, Egypt advancing his studies of the Arabic language, culture and politics. Jose has a special interest in the Middle East and has even participated in the organization of a club that invites Middle Eastern exchange s...
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18 AU Students Win Boren Awards
Aug 8, 2011

Eighteen American University (AU) students have been awarded 2011 Boren Awards to participate in study abroad programs, including nine Boren Scholarships and nine Boren Fellowships. Some of the AU Boren Scholars and Fellows were recently profiled in a news article on the AU website. To read some of the profiles, please click here .
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Six Pitt Students Win Boren Awards
Aug 5, 2011

Six University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) students have won Boren Awards to study abroad. The six awardees include four undergraduate students: Stacey Stachera, Russell Ottalini, Lorraine Keeler, and Cody Dickerson, one graduate student: Ashley Fitzgerald, and one juris doctorate candidate: Sarah Paulsworth. The six Pitt students will be studying language and culture in countries that vary from Tanzania, Kazakhstan, China, Japan and Brazil. ...
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Boren Fellow Publishes Article
Aug 1, 2011

Eric Fischer, a 2010 Boren Fellow, recently had an article published in the Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security (IPRIS) Maghreb Review. Eric is earning his PhD in International Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz. The article is listed under the section IPRIS Maghreb Review 10 and titled “Morocco: 2010 in Perspective”. To access this article, please click here .
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