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Former INTL Student Worker, DaHyun Kim Works with Young Defectors from North Korea

originally published as Duck Grad Rises Above Adversity to Help Others Do the Same on “Around the O” on July 30, 2018 by Chakris Kussalanant, University Communications

On a sunny summer day in Seoul, DaHyun Kim is going over paperwork and preparing for her only clients of the day — a group of young defectors from North Korea.

The recent UO grad will be their guide, bringing them to the United States, and training them for three months to assimilate into a new life. The process is part of her work with nonprofit Liberty in North Korea, an organization that helps refugees


Critical Language Scholarship – Michelle Nikfarjam

Michelle Nikfarjam is excited and honored to accept a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Hindi, summer 2019 in Jaipur, India. The CLS is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program that aims to increase the number of Americans studying foreign languages to better prepare students to become productive leaders in our globalized world. These critical languages are less commonly taught in U.S. universities, but are critical to the U.S.’s positive engagement with the world. The CLS is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S.


Food Sovereignty in Practice – LUNCH TALK with Michelle Nikfarjam

Join us for the upcoming Lunch Talk with Michelle Nikfarjam on Friday, March 15 at 12 p.m. in PLC 348 for a discussion about her research and experiences surrounding modern day Food Sovereignty in India.

INTL Lunch Talks are Free and Open to the public. Coffee and light snacks will be provided.