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For GLOA Grad Student, Experience Abroad Translates to Workplace

For GLOA Grad Student, Experience Abroad Translates to Workplace

Ruth Mikre, who will be receiving her MA in Global Affairs in May 2016, traveled to Havana, Cuba for the program's required seminar abroad. Not only did she find the experience valuable for her studies but she also found synergy between her newly gained knowledge of the emerging market of Havana and the interests and mission of her workplace.

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NPR Correspondent Tom Gjelten speaks at IIR Colloquium

NPR Correspondent Tom Gjelten speaks at IIR Colloquium

The Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) hosted Tom Gjelten, correspondent for National Public Radio and author of A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story, at the April colloquium. Mr. Gjelten shared his insights on how the landscape of America has changed over the past fifty years with the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, as told through the experiences of families in one suburban county in Virginia.

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