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Dylan Hunziker ’14: Full Scholarship in Taiwan

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Dylan Hunziker ’14 has been awarded admission and full scholarship to National Taiwan University‘s M.A. program in geography!  Dylan, who spent the 2014-15 academic year traveling the world on a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, is deeply interested in language and … Continue reading

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Alum & Professor Jarrod Brown ’04 Receives Library of Congress Fellowship

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Congratulations to Berea College graduate and current visiting professor Jarrod Brown ’04, who has been awarded a Florence Tan Moeson Research Fellowship! This award will enable Professor Brown to conduct research using the collections of the Asian Division at the … Continue reading

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Molly Baker Halstead ’11 to Study Japanese Art History

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After three years of professional experience as Curator and Art Gallery Manager at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia’s David L. Dickirson Gallery in Beckley, West Virginia, Molly Baker Halstead ’11 has decided to pursue her original post-graduate ambition: to become … Continue reading

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Professor Gray Selected for Southeast Asian Studies Institute

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Congratulations to Dr. Gordon Gray, who has been chosen to participate in the East-West Center’s Institute on Infusing Southeast Asian Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum (August 1-12, 2016)!  Dr. Gray and his colleagues from other colleges and universities will spend … Continue reading

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Sona Apbasova ’15 Wins Scholarship to Study in Germany and Georgia

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Congratulations to Sona B. Apbasova ’15, who has been awarded a prestigious Deutscher Akademischer Austasch Dienst (DAAD) scholarship to pursue graduate studies in Germany and Georgia!  In partnership with the Civil Society Leadership Award (CSLA) scholarship program, DAAD is fully … Continue reading

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Tristan Lee Riven ’06 Gets His Game On

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Video game designer and entrepreneur Tristan Lee Riven ’06 and his Korean collaborator, artist Kim Minho, recently released their first jointly-designed video game.  It’s a horror-themed survival adventure that is set in a South Korean high school and entitled The … Continue reading

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Ken Johnson ’09 Joins Defense Department

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Ken Johnson ’09 has accepted a position with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Contract Management Agency, in which he will help manage contracts related to the U.S. Army. As of October 2015, he will be based in the Fort Lee, … Continue reading

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Emily Morgan ’11 Returns to China

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Congratulations to Emily Morgan ‘11, who has accepted a position with an educational venture in historic Xi’an, China (capital of 13 ancient dynasties)!  Emily previously taught English in nearby Yuncheng and recently has been employed by Weiming Education Group, a U.S.-China … Continue reading

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Nicole Watson ’15 to Work with Chinese Students

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Congratulations to Nicole Watson ‘15, who has accepted a position with the Weiming Education Group, a U.S.-China partnership that places Chinese students in American high schools in order to help them prepare for admission to U.S. colleges and universities!  Nicole will … Continue reading

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Bereans in Asia in 2015-16

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As the 2014-15 academic year draws to a close, 18 Berea students and 2 Berea faculty are preparing to travel and study in Asia, including many Asian Studies majors and minors.   Emerald Flannigan ’17 and Logan Smith ’17 will study at Kyūshū University in Fukuoka, … Continue reading

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