AUBG Stories

Melody Gilbert & Mark Wollemann, Journalism: Students Are Not Like That Everywhere

Melody Gilbert and Mark Wollemann had been planning to live abroad for a long time when the idea of coming to AUBG came about. Last summer when they attended a retrospective…
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Economics Professor Andrey Gurov: "I Love Sharing What I Know with Students"

While many people prefer to focus on their destination rather than on the journey itself, Andrey Gurov has always tried to learn a lesson from every stopover he faced. Bulgaria…
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Antonina Davydenko, Class of 2010, Ukraine: AUBG Gave Me a Strong Foundation

When Antonina first came to AUBG, she was determined to pursue a degree in Political Science. However, after taking the introductory class in the discipline, she decided that…
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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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