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Durgin spends nine weeks in Guatemala as a Gilman Scholar

Kyle Durgin spent nine weeks this fall studying at the Juan Sisay Spanish School in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, supported by a Gilman Scholarship. He recorded his experience in a photo blog.


Six courses traveled to tropical field stations in February

Fifty-seven students joined their Cornell professors for courses in the Bahamas and Belize during block 6. Cornell courses have traveled to the Gerace Research Center in the Bahamas for years, and 2013 marked the third annual trip to a field station in Latin America.


Uruguayan internship leads to corporate leadership program

Diego Verdugo was one of only three students chosen for Principal Financial Group’s prestigious Leadership Development Program in 2012. A two-month internship with Southern Cone Group in Uruguay helped his application.


HAIG Lecture: Torture in Colonial Spain’s Northwestern Frontier

Anton Daughters, ACM/Mellon post-doctoral teacher-scholar fellow in anthropology, will give a lecture on April 19th titled “Torture in Colonial Spain’s Northwestern Frontier: The 1686 Case of Joseph Romero ‘Canito.’”


Levasseur balances medical research with cello and Spanish

Student Victoria Levasseur explains how Cornell’s unique block plan allows her to wholeheartedly pursue her varied passions.


Kinn completes “dream” internship with Dallas Cowboys

Andrew Kinn experienced a “dream job” with the Dallas Cowboys while still a student, thanks to his two-month Cornell Fellowship with the team. The experience helped launch his career in sports management after college.


Spanish department play “Botanica”

On May 8th, the Spanish department presents its annual play, “Botanica,” by Dolores Prida and directed by Marcela Ochoa-Shivapour.


Boughton takes advantage of Spanish immersion opportunities

For Bobby Boughton, majoring in Latin American Studies meant frequent travels Spanish-speaking countries, including studies and work at a Spanish language school in Guatemala.


Block plan enables Spanish study in Guatemala

A major benefit of Cornell’s block calendar for Spanish students is studying abroad for a month or longer any time it’s convenient while earning language course credits. Cornell’s Spanish program maintains relationships with two particular schools in Guatemala, and a number of recent students have studied at each of them.


Atchison travels the globe working on poverty issues

Brittany Atchison knows she will dedicate her life to addressing issues of social justice and inequality, and she already boasts a two-page resume documenting her efforts. For starters, she’s completed internships with U.S. Senator Tom Harkin in Washington, D.C. and with the grassroots organization Bread for the World in Minneapolis. She also interned with the […]


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