Tsinghua University is still accepting applications for “Experiencing China,” a unique two-week summer program in Beijing. The program will feature a team of multidisciplinary tutors and guest speakers and will culminate in a student-facilitated forum. The program runs from August 1-14, 2016.
Princeton University senior Sonya Hayden has been awarded a Witherspoon Scholarship to study theater at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Established last spring, the scholarship honors the historic ties between Princeton and Edinburgh, highlighting the role of John Witherspoon at both institutions, and is awarded annually to a Princeton senior. Hayden is expected to begin her studies at Edinburgh in September.
Two Princeton sophomores have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) to study critical languages during the summer of 2016. Coy Ozias, of Christiansburg, Virginia, is a Near Eastern studies major. He will study Arabic in Meknes, Morocco. Jennifer Silver, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is a religion major. She will study Indonesian in Malang, Indonesia.