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Study Abroad Essay Contest Winners: Opportunity Given to Me

Kim Daon, Second Place Winner of the International Student category

February 26, 2013

Everyone has a moment that he or she never forgets. For me, the moment came to me on July 3rd, 2011. It was close to the afternoon. When I was preparing lunch with my dad, my phone was ringing. Without a second thought, I picked...

Study Abroad Essay Contest Winners: America: A New Experience

Yehia Alzawaidah, First Place Winner of the International Student category

February 26, 2013

As a young man raised in the Middle East, I couldn’t be less affected by the circumstances and international conflicts happening around the borders of my country. My life was simple and I believed I was much the same as all...

Wilkes welcomes Rottenberg as part of Kirby Lecture Series

Phat Nguyen, News Editor

February 13, 2012

Fifteen years ago, the editor of the Portuguese Brazilian dictionary called Linda Rottenberg because there was no word for entrepreneur. “They had just entered emprendedor and emprenderismo into the lexicon,” Rottenberg...

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