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2014-2015

Professor Yarris visits Gaby Kitner (BA 2015) in Madrid, Spain!

Gaby graduated from University of Oregon with a BA in International Studies in 2015 with a focus on Latin America and Law and Human Rights along with a minor in Spanish. After graduating from UO, she immediately moved to Spain with a scholarship as a Language and Culture Ambassador. Gaby has been ...

Anissa Livas – BA 2015

Anissa graduated from the University of Oregon with a BA in International Studies in 2015. She further pursued her studies with a Master in Public Administration and focus in Urban Affairs from California State University, Long Beach.   Anissa currently works for the City of La Puente in as a ...

Gwen Cummings — BA 2015

An update from Gwen Cummings, in her own words: “I’m busy completing my first year of service as a Community HIV Outreach Volunteer with the Peace Corps. I’m loving life in my village in Mpumalanga, South Africa, and appreciating seeing how development works on the micro level. I’m ...

Grad Year Looking a Little Empty?!

Did you graduate this year? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Please send us anything you’d like us to know and/or share. It can be about anything! Graduate school? Profession? Personal life? Travels? Peace Corps? NGO work? Anything you would like people to know about your experience ...

Hayley Bridwell, B.A. — 2015

Hayley Bridwell graduated with a B.A. in 2015.  “I’ve done a few things since I’ve graduated. I moved up to Seattle and volunteered with the IRC (International Rescue Committee) for about 10 months (June 2015-Mar 2016) and then this summer I rode a bicycle across the country. I have ...

World Bank President Jim Kim refers to IS Graduate Student Najla Sabri’s passion to empower Afghan women

Watch the short (01:30) video below, as World Bank President Jim Kim briefly describes the progress in Afghanistan over the past 10 years, and how people (including IS graduate student, Najla Sabri) are grateful for the opportunities which allows for a positive future for the girls and women of this ...