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A Nichols First: Branded International Internship Program — Dublin, Ireland

by Susan Wayman; Director, Office for International Engagement, PDSO Sarah Babcock ’17, Accounting, Magna Cum Laude, Skyped her clinching job interview while studying in Spain as a first semester senior. At the 2017 Nichols “Sophomore Shout Out,” Sarah co-hosted the Office for … Continue reading

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Allied Social Science Annual Meeting, January 6-8, 2017

By Kalpana Khanal, PhD During the first weekend of January I had the opportunity to attend and present at Allied Social Science Association’s (ASSA) annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois. ASSA is one of the most important and premiere events to … Continue reading

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Global CVE (Countering Violent Extremism) Forum in Montreal, Canada

By Allison McDowell-Smith, PhD The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) at Concordia University recently organized a forum on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). According to UN Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng, “Intolerance … Continue reading

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A Summer Journey into the European Union: Some Reflections

By Karol Gil-Vasquez After a semester marked by a great faculty-led trip to Greece, I had the great opportunity this summer to pack my suitcase and board several planes to visit, once again, the historical, beautiful, and troubled lands of … Continue reading

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Experiential Learning: Nichols College at Thessaloniki, Greece

By Dr. Karol Gil-Vasquez and Dr. Erika Smith During the Spring Break, a group of eleven students and two professors embarked on an adventure into unknown territory, the country: Greece, the city: Thessaloniki. Second to Athens in terms of population, … Continue reading

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A Connecticut Yankee on Cuba’s Isle of Youth: Researching – and Participating in – Foreign Relations

By Michael E. Neagle, Ph.D. As the Russian-made, Soviet-era propeller plane rumbled to life and took off from Havana on the way to the Isle of Youth, I didn’t know what to expect. I was a graduate student at the … Continue reading

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