AUBG Stories

Why an American Student Chose a U.S. Institution Abroad: Molly May ’12, United States

Molly May had always wanted to live and study in a foreign country. A U.S. native, she imagined moving for a few years to a place where people and things were different from…
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Vladimir Vucinic '04: Only by Working Jointly Can We Meet Global Challenges

To be successful, any politics professional needs a solid aptitude for analyzing political trends and processes and an open, outgoing personality. Vladimir Vucinic, Class…
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SG Senator Diana Li, Kazakhstan: I Represent the Common Interests of AUBG Students

In Fall 2010, Diana Li defeated her competition in the Student Government elections with style and resolution. Her campaign poster pictured a beautiful girl standing on a…
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2005 Graduate & Oxford Doctoral Candidate Cvete Koneska Returns to AUBG Classroom as Professor

Not too long ago Cvete Koneska debated European politics in class under the guidance of her AUBG faculty. Today, she is the one doing the guiding. In spring 2011, Koneska…
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Ilya Firman '02: AUBG Offers Education for Professional and Personal Growth

Constant learning is part of Ilya Firmans job. He is a software engineer at Google and has to update his knowledge every day to keep up with the demands of his job. Challenging…
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Filitsa Mullen Strives to Cultivate Competent Writers and Thinking Individuals

Good writing is important for career advancement nowadays. Yet, to Filitsa Mullen, assistant professor of writing and literature and head of the Writing Center at AUBG, writing…
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Kristina Popova ’10: The Tchaprachikoff Scholarship Empowered Me!

The Tchaprachikoff scholarship transformed attending Stanford University from a far-fetched dream to an achievable goal for Kristina Popova. The 2010 AUBG graduate gained…
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Tchaprachikoff Scholar Snezhina Kovacheva: AUBG Made Me See That Anything Is Achievable

"AUBG made me see the world as a global multi-cultural playing field, where anything is achievable, once you set your mind to it and genuinely want it," says alumna…
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2001 Graduate Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova, Kazakhstan: I Will Always Be an AUBG-er

Gaukhar Mukhatzhanovas professional journey started thirteen years ago at the American University in Bulgaria, where she served the community by publishing a campus news bulletin.…
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Natural Science Professor Orlin Stoytchev: Braving the Heights of Academia

When in 2009 an AUBG team won the prestigious Carl B. Allendoerfer Award in mathematics, Orlin Stoytchev was doubly responsible for it. Not only was the science professor…
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