Erin Bourque CSSH'19

Erin Bourque Wins Critical Language Scholarship

Erin Bourque, a first-year University Scholar, has won a Critical Language Scholarship to advance her study of Russian this summer. Erin, an international affairs major and native of Dover, NH, will travel to Vladimir, Russia, for nine weeks of intensive study at the KORA Russian Language Center. When she was a senior in high school, […]


Dialogue of Civilizations: Istanbul and Berlin

Did you know that the University Scholars Program is sponsoring two Dialogues of Civilization this summer? In addition to an updated iteration of last summer’s amazing Dialogue to study the science and policy of climate change in India, we’ve added “Politics of Space: Islam, Gender, Sexuality in Istanbul and Berlin,” taught by Professors Berna Turam […]

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, a famous Hindu temple on Lake Bratan near Bedugul, Bali.

Learning to Change the World

Wow, summer is finally coming to a close. Four solid months of summer is a long time without classes, but luckily I had an exciting international experience lined up! I had the chance to go on a Dialogue of Civilizations program to Bali, Indonesia. After the program I also had lined up a twenty-day whirlwind […]


Summer Plans

Knowing that the fewer practical things I have to do, the more bored and disgruntled I get (I was extremely distressed just over spring break), I was worried about not having anything to do over the summer. Since I didn’t apply to any Dialogues, I had resigned myself to earning back some of the money […]