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Gender Disparity in Study Abroad
Feb 21, 2012

CHE reports “In Study Abroad, Men Are Hard to Find,” but Boren Awards appeal to men and women alike. The Chronicle of Higher Education’s recent article highlights many possible reasons why fewer men study abroad compared to their female peers. Historically, the percentage of males who receive a Boren Award closely matches the gender ratio represented in U.S. higher education. By focusing on opportunities for long-term immersion...
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Scholar Appears in Viral Video
Feb 16, 2012

Cody White, a 2011 Boren Scholar who is currently studying in Moscow, is featured in the video "Touch Russia."  The video, which was filmed in partnership with Russia Beyond The Headlines, follows Cody as he experiences various aspects of Russian culture. Cody is an engineering major at West Virginia University.  He is currently studying Russian language, history, politics, media and culture with the School of Russian and Asian Stu...
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Increasing American Exports to China
Feb 13, 2012

In a recent article, Connie K. Ho explains how the 100,000 Strong Initiative is increasing the number of U.S. students who study abroad in China. Read the article " Increasing American Exports to China " in The Language Magazine.
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SHU Boren Fellows Depart
Feb 6, 2012

Two graduate students at Seton Hall University (SHU), Mie Na Srein and Veronica Hernandez, will go overseas this spring as part of their Boren Fellowships.  Mie Na will study Somali language and conduct research on Somali women's rights in Kenya.  Veronica Hernandez will study Mandarin at the advanced level in Beijing, China while conducting research on the Chinese public opinion of the United States.  Mie Na and Veronica were r...
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Student Profiles Published
Feb 5, 2012

More than 4,500 students have received Boren Scholarships and Fellowships in the history of the program.  You can now view profiles for some of those students on our website. View Student Profiles
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