David L. Boren Awards for International Study

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1 Scholar and 2 Alternates from UVM
May 29, 2012

University of Vermont sophomore Erin Kerr has been awarded the Boren Scholarship to study in Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo next year. As a geography major, Erin is interested in studying how land distribution along ethnic lines influenced the Yugoslav Wars and the peace-building process. In the future she hopes to work for the State Department in conflict and stabilization operations. UVM students Hannah Gibson and Jeremiah Rozman were ...
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Continuing a Family Tradition of Service
May 29, 2012

Congratulations to Joshua DeVriendt from Eastern Michigan University for his Boren Scholarship. Joshua is an international affairs major and will be studying in Shanghai at the East China Normal University in the fall. He is from a military family. By joining the field of national security, he hopes to continue the family tradition of serving the nation. Joshua was recently profiled by EMU. Read the article here .  
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Opening NAFSA Meeting, Ex-Pentagon Chief Hails Value of Global Programs
May 29, 2012

Robert M. Gates, the former secretary of defense and president of Texas A&M University at College Station, spoke at the opening of the annual conference of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, stating "Connecting students across borders is one of the most effective ways of building understanding across nations." To read the rest of the article, click here .
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UW Student Awarded Boren Scholarship
May 28, 2012

University of Washington junior, Tim Litts, will be studying at the American University in Cairo next year. Tim is a Near Eastern Languages and Civilization and Comparative Religion double major.  He has a love for languages and hopes to join the State Department in the future. Tim was recently profiled by the University of Washington. See the article here .
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Boren Scholar has the Opportunity to Return to Japan
May 28, 2012

Grace Buchele, a sophomore at Ursinus College in Pennsylvania, will be studying at the International Christian University in Tokyo next year. She attended a boarding school in Japan for high school and will be returning to improve her language skills. She hopes this opportunity will make her a stronger candidate to work for the National Protection Agency against human trafficking in East Asia, especially in Japan. Grace was recently ...
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