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IFSA-Butler Peru Students Featured in Magazine

The most recent edition of NAFSA's International Educator magazine features a photo of IFSA-Butler students in Peru, as well as quotes from Laura Balbuena, IFSA-Butler's resident director in Peru. The article, which focuses on women in Latin America, includes a photo of our…


Added by Sara Bell on April 4, 2011 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Former IFSA-Butler Student Accepted to Peace Corps Ecuador

Christopher Morriss, a student from University of Vermont who studied abroad at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú during Fall 2009, has been accepted to Peace Corps Ecuador. Christopher is a premedical student and he intends to enter medical school after his service in the Peace Corps. He hopes to use his Spanish language skills as a doctor and, if the opportunity presents itself, practice medicine abroad.


"I believe my time with IFSA-Butler in Peru was key towards my…


Added by Sara Bell on April 4, 2011 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Sociology Student Excells at University of Auckland

Dylan Mackie-Hernandez of Colorado College has been recognized by the Department of Sociology of The University of Auckland for his excellent grades during Semester 2, 2010. Congratulations to Dylan for his outstanding academic achievement!

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IFSA Student Receives Award for Essay

Congratulations to Michael Anderson from McKendree University who received an award for his essay on why he wanted to study at King's College London! Here Michael is pictured with the principal of King's upon accepting his award.… Continue

Added by Sara Bell on April 4, 2011 at 11:08am — No Comments

Galway Student's Final Paper Accepted by SEWSA

College of Charleston student Sarah Kate Hampton was invited to present her final paper written for her Women's Human Rights class in Ireland at a SEWSA  conference (Southeastern Women's Studies Association). Sarah Kate studied at the National University of Ireland in Galway during the Fall of 2009.


"I think that I only could have written that paper with the resources that I had explored in my class. We studied European Women's Studies scholars, which is an area that I had…


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Esther Uduehi Named 2011 Rhodes Scholar

Esther Uduehi, a senior at Indiana University Bloomington, studied abroad during the Fall of 2009 at Oxford University in England through IFSA-Butler. Due to her outstanding achievements in chemistry and mathematics, Esther was recently named a 2011 Rhodes Scholar. This scholarship will enable Esther to continue her studies at Oxford for up to three years. We are extremely proud of Esther's great achievements and we wish her continued success at Oxford University!


For more…


Added by Sara Bell on April 4, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

University of Queensland Dean's List

Several Semester 1 2010 IFSA students who studied at The University of Queensland have been awarded the Dean of Students' Commendation for High Achievement as a result of their academic dedication. Congratulations to the following students who have been placed in the top band of students enrolled in The University of Queensland's Study Abroad program!

Kellyn Freed, Boston…


Added by Sara Bell on December 7, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Katrina Stone Awarded Two Prizes in Divinity

Katrina Stone was awarded two prizes in Divinity during her semester at University of St. Andrews. The first, Roy Hogg Memorial Prize, is awarded annually to the best student in Second-level Practical Theology. The second, Dugald McFarlane Prize, is awarded annually for an essay in First-level Theology. …


Added by Sara Bell on December 2, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Mallory Matsumoto Awarded 3 Silver Medals As Part of PUCP Swimming Team

Mallory Matsumoto of Cornell University has been awarded 3 silver medals for her participation at Universiada Arequipa 2010. Mallory competed as a part of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú swimming team at this event, which is an athletic competition among universities, similar to the Olympic games. The PUCP team placed 2nd overall and Mallory was awarded 3 silver medals for her participation in individual swimming events.… Continue

Added by Sara Bell on December 2, 2010 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Zara Seibel Awarded Daniel Garrad Prize

Congratulations to Zara Seibel on her academic achievement! Zara was awarded the Daniel Garrad Prize by the Departement of Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh.The prize is awarded for distinction in Philosophy of Science, on the recommendation of the Department of Philosophy.

For more information about student achievements in IFSA-Butler Scotland programs visit… Continue

Added by Sara Bell on December 2, 2010 at 4:39pm — No Comments

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