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Summer interns offer perspective on U.S. university life

On July 17th and 18th, summer interns Nathan Eckstein, Timothy Heigl, Amaury Munoz, Hillary Tanoff, and Emily Wrigley offered their perspectives on university life through two roundtables in Santa Cruz. The first roundtable occurred at Fundacion Trabajo Empresa, with 75 university students studying business and entrepreneurship in attendance; the second roundtable took place at the ...
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Speaker Vanessa Cardenas reaches over 180 Bolivian students

On July 14th and 16th, IIP speaker Vanessa Cárdenas presented on leadership and activism as it relates to her work with immigration reform in La Paz and Cochabamba. Cárdenas is Vice President of Progress 2050, a Center for American Progress program. She discussed her Bolivian-American background, her path to fighting for immigration reform, and her ...
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Bolivian university officials to visit U.S.

Six university officials will travel to the United States on July 12th for three weeks in a program sponsored by the State Department and the U.S. Embassy, which aims to deepen their knowledge of the characteristics of U.S. higher education. The group is composed of representatives of the Tecnológica Privada de Santa Cruz (UTEPSA), Privada ...
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Two Cochabamba students win scholarship to Space School

July 10, 2014 -- Two students from Cochabamba, Andressa Camacho of American International School of Bolivia (AISB) and Annelisse Claros Mendieta from Hughes College, won a scholarship to the International Space School Foundation and will travel to the U.S. at the end of this month. Funding for the grants comes from five Bolivian donor companies ...
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Embassy honors awardees attending United Space Camp and their donors

Embassy La Paz selected two Bolivian high school students from over 50 applicants to attend the Foundation for International Space Education’s United Space School for two weeks in Houston, Texas. On July 9, Post honored Andressa Camacho and Annelise Claros, both from Cochabamba. The Embassy also acknowledged the four corporate donors who sponsored the students’ ...
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