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University at Buffalo Receives First Boren
Jun 26, 2012

The University at Buffalo has its first Boren recipient. Sarah Boerschig, a sophomore majoring in history and Asian studies, will be studying at Kanazawa University in Japan. Her interest in Japan stems from a global history teacher in 10th grade, a friend who introduced her to anime, and books on haikus. In the future, Sarah hopes to work in the State Department and help solve international conflicts.
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Boren Alumni Receives Second Place in CET Video/Blog Contest
Jun 26, 2012

Tim Lu spent a year abroad in China during his junior year at Miami University of Ohio. His experience as a Boren Scholar engraved in him certain values, such as finding a cause to believe in, persevering, and always choosing optimism, that have defined his life since then. Today he works as a program coordinator for Operation Smile, a medical charity organization that provides cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries to children. Tim re...
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Boren Fellow Offers Advice
Jun 25, 2012

Lianne Gonsalves is pursuing her Master's degree at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to study Amharic in Ethiopia. She used her major of social and behavioral health to produce an application that tied family planning, environmental conservation, and national security together. In this interview for ProFellow, a website dedicated to finding fellowships, Lianne offers advice to future app...
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Mercyhurst University has Second Awardee
Jun 25, 2012

Domenic Vallone, who is studying applied intelligence at Mercyhurst University, received a Boren Fellowship to study Swahili in Tanzania. He will participate in the African Foreign Languages Initiative  and hopes to attain proficiency while abroad. Domenic graduated from Georgetown University in 2009 as a science, technology, and international affairs major. Domenic is the second student from Mercyhurst to win the Boren Fellowship...
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Boren Fellow to Research Korean Reunification
Jun 24, 2012

Albert Kim, a graduate student at George Mason University, was awarded a Boren Fellowship to study abroad in South Korea. Albert already has a BA in political science from the University of Pennsylvania, an MA in international relations from American University, and an MA in international security from Korea University. While in Korea, he plans to research Korean security issues in U.S. foreign policy and more specifically, on Korean ...
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