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Boren Awards & YouTube
Dec 20, 2010

Boren Awards has recently launched our own YouTube Channel .  Visit us on YouTube to view speeches by David L. Boren and interviews with Boren Scholars and Fellows.  We currently have two Boren Alumni interviews posted, an interview with Philip Lyon , a Boren Fellow who studied in Croatia and an interview with Yanisha Brown , a Boren Scholar who studied in China.  More interviews will be coming soon. If you missed the g...
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December 2010 Newsletter
Dec 16, 2010

The December 2010 Boren Awards newsletter has been published.  Read about selecting a study abroad program, developing a Boren Awards budget, and obtaining strong letters of reference.  Also, check out this month's profiles of a Boren Scholar who studied in Korea and a Boren Fellow who studied in Turkey.  Read the newsletter .
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Boren Fellow Wins Rhodes Scholarship
Dec 12, 2010

Katy Hansen graduated from Montana State University (MSU) in May with a bachelor’s degree in industrial and mechanical engineering and a minor in economics.  Now enrolld at MSU as a graduate student, Katy received a 2010 Boren Fellowship to study Arabic and water resource management in Israel.    Katy was recently selected to receive a 2011 Rhodes Scholarship and was profiled in an article by The Sydney Herald .  Read ...
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MLA Reports Increased Enrollment
Dec 9, 2010

“Enrollments in languages other than English at US institutions of higher education have continued to grow over the past decade and are diversifying to include an increasingly broad range of language studies,” according to a recent Modern Language Association (MLA) press release and survey. With a 6.6 per cent increase from 2006 to 2009, foreign language course enrollment at U.S. universities is at an all-time high, continuing a...
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North Georgia Student Spends Winter in Russia
Dec 7, 2010

Brandon Heidmann, a junior at North Georgia College & State University, received a Boren Scholarship to spend the academic year at St. Petersburg State University in Russia.  In a profile published by North Georgia News, Brandon talks about spending the winter in Russia and how this experience is impacting his language development. Read the complete article.
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African Languages Initiative Program Information Posted
Dec 6, 2010

The African Languages Initiative is a pilot program designed to increase the number of U.S. students engaged in study of the critical languages of Africa.  The languages targeted for this program are Bambara, Swahili, Yoruba, and Zulu. The program offers undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and experience of four important African languages and culture through domestic and overseas learnin...
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