Nearly $1 million in study abroad scholarships given to UC students

The U.S. Department of State awarded nearly $1 million to University of California students participating in study abroad programs this academic year. The money was awarded to winners of the Congressionally-funded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which is designed for federal Pell Grant recipients who will be participating in a study abroad
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Irish ad absurdum

The murder was announced early Monday and took place Thursday evening shortly after 8 o’clock. This being a widely anticipated event, the Green Room of the theater was packed to bursting. It was difficult to move an elbow, let alone shake a fist. Most people resorted to the incessant nodding
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On the lookout for a little Irish luck

I had been in Europe a week before the homesickness struck. It was swift and sudden, like a jab to the gut or maybe like a punch to the heart. I was sitting on a bench in St. Stephen’s Green, a beautifully landscaped park in the middle of Dublin center.
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UC students abroad notice the impact of recent unrest

UC Berkeley junior Bonnie Tung was forced to switch public universities during her study abroad program in Santiago, Chile, these past few months due to ongoing local protests for education reform. This summer, the social and political predicaments in several foreign countries hosting thousands of UC students like Tung hit
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