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Boren Scholar Graduates
Jun 27, 2012

Trevor Rosenbery has graduated from the University of the Pacific School of International Studies in Stockton! He was a 2010 Boren Scholarship recipient and spent his year abroad at the Beijing Foreign Studies University. Trevor is currently interning at the international affairs office of the California Chamber of Commerce in Sacramento. Read more  about Trevor in his local paper.
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Engineers Without Borders in Kenya
Jun 27, 2012

Matt Smith is a Montana State University graduate student who will be returning to Nairobi, Kenya to research economics. On campus, Matt is an active member of many groups including Engineers Without Borders, which aims to provide clean drinking water and sanitation to school children in western Kenya. He has already been there three times since 2008. Matt was recently profiled by MSU. Find out more about his passions and interests ...
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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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