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The Global Buffs Gazette: Summer 2015

formerly The Peregrine

Editors: Karstee Davis and Michal Greenberg

In Times of Trouble, Go Abroad! by Michal Greenberg

This last academic year was a challenging one for international educators, as we dealt with the “triple crown” of health and safety: epidemics, natural disasters, and political unrest.... Read more


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Study Abroad Fall Fair

September 3rd, 2015

11:00am – 3:00pm

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Time to Heal: The Ebola Crisis One Year On by Bryce Patterson

On May 9th, Liberia was officially declared clear of Ebola. This event is one of many signals of the tail end of the largest outbreak since the disease emerged in 1976, but it is a hard victory to celebrate.... Read more


Internationalism: It’s a Family Thing by Michal Greenberg

Don “Stoney” Stonebraker lives in a Boulder home that was designed by his late wife of 72 years, Dorothy Stonebraker. The house is filled with hints of the rich life that Stoney, now 93 years old, has lived. From the Japanese tapestries that hang in his living room to the photos of family in front of London’s Tower Bridge, there’s no denying the impact that Stoney’s international experiences have had, not just on him, but on his entire family. These experiences go beyond memorabilia, however…. Read more


Global Seminar Spotlight: Jews & Muslims: The Multi-Ethnic History of Istanbul by Bryce Patterson

We’re ecstatic to announce a new Global Seminar, running for the first time this summer: “Jews & Muslims: The Multi-Ethnic History of Istanbul. Led by CU-Boulder English professor Nan Goodman, this program allows CU students to delve into one of the most culturally and historically dynamic areas on the planet.... Read more


Global Buff Updates by Karstee Davis

See what your fellow Global Buffs have been up to!... Read more


Office Updates

Learn more about CU-Boulder Study Abroad staff updates, including new babies, new staff, and new responsbilities.…. Read more

We want to hear from you! Many of you have taken your career overseas, currently live abroad, or you’ve found other ways to incorporate a global lifestyle from right here in the states! If you feel like sharing an update about you, and possibly being featured in our next newsletter please email Karstee Davis at Karstee.Davis@Colorado.EDU. Keep in touch!