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2018-19 INTL Newsletter

Welcome back! It’s the end of Fall term Week 1, and the campus is still buzzing with UO pride and enthusiasm from our many students, faculty, and staff. We are looking forward to another year of academics, research, and global connections among all of our INTL affiliates, including our Pre-International Studies majors, International Studies majors and minors, our returning and new MA candidates, all of department’s core and participating faculty, and our global network of INTL alumni.

As we start a new year looking forward and planning for another successful year, we encourage you to take


Matt Fouts – Boren Fellowship, Japan

Matt Fouts, a JDMA graduate student in International Studies, received the Boren Fellowship in 2017. He writes of his experience, including encouragement for future Boren Fellowship Awardees:

“The Boren Fellowship is a great award for students interested in language study, international research, and federal government service.  Boren offers two awards: the Boren Scholarship for undergraduates and the Boren Fellowship for graduate students.  The Boren Fellowship provides up to $24,000 for tuition, travel, insurance, and living expenses for 12 months of study.  I received the Boren


INTL Lunch Talk Jan 17 – A Dialogue with Kay Jackson Freeman

Kay Jackson Freeman is a seasoned development professional with more than 30 years of experience with the Agency for International Development (USAID).  She most recently served as USAID’s Senior Development Advisor for Yemen, based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  She has a TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance and has completed FACT training within the past five years.

Ms. Freeman has spent much of her working life focusing on the Middle East.  She has worked in Morocco, Egypt and Saudi Arabia and, in Washington, was also the Egypt desk officer and the Deputy Director for the Office of Middle