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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 — ...

Alexis Busso – BA 2017

Alexis Busso, in her own words: “After graduating from the International Studies program (BA), I traveled to Colombia to teach English for the spring term. I worked at a private British School teaching to students of varying ages and backgrounds. During my stay there, I made lasting ...

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 ...

INTL Alumna Hannah Steinkopf-Frank featured in CAScade

Hannah Steinkopf-Frank graduated from the Clark Honors College in June with degrees in international studies and journalism and a minor in African studies. Her honors thesis, “La Sape: Tracing the History and Future of the Congos’ Well-Dressed Men,” documented and analyzed the ...

Prevention Bridges

Thanks to the George and Conni Slape Fellowship, Joze Moreno Pelayo was able to take part in a bilingual project in the areas of Stavropol and Arkhys in the Caucasus region of Russia. He writes, “The purpose of the program was to exchange, promote and replicate effective prevention models of ...

Joze Moreno Pelayo, MA 2017

This summer, I served as a development and public relations Intern at the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee (HRC), a semi-governmental organization in the city of Hebron, Palestine. Serving for this organization was truly an experience; The HRC was founded by the Palestinian Authority to preserve ...

Kathryn E. Holder, M.A., 2017

Katie Holder specialized her International Studies degree in Cross-Cultural Communication and International Education with the geographic focus of Africa. Katie strategically shaped her Master’s to build her professional skillset targeting student support and engagement. She was an Undergraduate ...

Improving Lives of Syrian Refugees

International Studies master’s student, Joze Moreno Pelayo won the University of Oregon Public Impact Fellowship last year – a $6000 award, which gave Joze the opportunity to travel to Lebanon last summer to conduct his research. An in-depth profile on Joze and his research is currently ...

Philippe Lazaro, M.A. – Fall 2016

Philippe Lazaro, M.A. 2016, begins work as a Marketing Specialist for Plant With Purpose, an NGO in San Diego whose purpose is to “transform the lives of the global poor.” Philippe graduated with a dual degree in International Studies and Nonprofit Management in fall 2016. His thesis is ...

Brianne Holden, M.A. — 2017

Brianne graduates from the M.A. program in early Winter 2017, with a focus on international education. The Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) honored Brianne during her last term as a highly promising graduate student in the field of international education. She received ...
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