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BC's Most Successful Year with Boren
Jun 18, 2012

Matthew Alonsozana, Stephen Jung Woo Choi, and Kathleen Leuba from Boston College have been awarded Boren Scholarships, making it the school's most successful year with Boren Awards. Matthew is a biology and economics double major who will study public health at Northwestern University's Public Health summer program at Peking University. Kathleen, an international studies and Islamic civilization and societies major, will focus o...
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CWU Student Offered Chance to Enhance Russian Understanding
Jun 17, 2012

Central Washington University junior Sheena Wiles, a Russian and history double major, will study abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia during the next academic year. Sheena is a co-founder of the Russian club on her university's campus and is researching cultural representations of motherhood in European folklore. She hopes to continue studying womens issues in the future. Read more about Sheena on the CWU website .
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U-Idaho Student Wins Boren Scholarship
Jun 17, 2012

University of Idaho student, Ana Reed, has been awarded a Boren Scholarship to study abroad at Beijing University in China. In an article posted on the University's website, Ana said: “My goals while studying in China are to develop a greater understanding of the Chinese people and their government and to grasp their values and their perspective toward the Western world.” The international relations major hopes to contribute to U....
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UAlbany Student Awarded Boren Scholarship
Jun 16, 2012

UAlbany junior Andrew Chang will spend the 2012-13 school year in South Korea as one of only 161 undergraduate students in the nation to win the prestigious Boren Scholarship. The $20,000 awards are designed to build a broader and more qualified pool of U.S citizens with foreign language and international skills, particularly in areas of the world critical to U.S. interests but underrepresented in study abroad. Chang will be taking i...
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MLA Issues Statement on Language Learning & National Policy
Jun 15, 2012

Last week, the Executive Council of the Modern Language Association (MLA) issued a statement on language learning and United States National Policy.  In the statement, the MLA discusses the importance of foreign language learning for individual Americans and U.S. national security.  They also express concerns about funding cuts for advanced language study over recent years.  The statement reads: Anyone interested in the long-term...
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