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First Boren Scholar from Alma College
May 30, 2012

Alma College's first Boren scholarship recipient, senior Madeleine Randolet, will be studying in Morocco during the next academic year. She will take classes at the International Institute of Language and Culture in Fes. She is a double major in French and foreign service and hopes to use her skills to volunteer for an NGO while abroad. Madeleine was recently profiled by Alma College. Read the full article here .
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1 Fellow and 2 Scholars from U of I
May 30, 2012

Hristo Alexiev, Andrew Barr, and Chris Olen from the University of Illinois have received Boren Awards. Hristo is a Fellow who will be at Boğaziçi University in Turkey conducting research on Turkey's role in interethnic and minority relations in the Balkans. Andrew, a junior and political science major, will be at the University of Jordan studying suicide terrorism. Chris is a scholar and a double major in political science an...
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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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