In May 2011, 12 teams of Lauder students recently participated in a new course in Central America called “Culture Quest.”  This stu…

In May 2011, 12 teams of Lauder students recently participated in a new course in Central America called “Culture Quest.”  This student-led, 10-day, self-guided cultural immersion experience consisted of 4-person teams who “raced” from Tikal, Guatemala, to Panama City, Panama, using only public transportation.  Along with required readings and lectures on the region’s history and…

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Regina Abrami has published a chapter in Regina Abrami, Edmund Malesky, and Yu Zheng, “Vietnam through Chinese Eyes: Divergent Accounta…

Regina Abrami has published a chapter in Regina Abrami, Edmund Malesky, and Yu Zheng, “Vietnam through Chinese Eyes: Divergent Accountability in Single-Party Regimes.” In Martin Dimitrov, ed. Why Communism Did Not Collapse: Understanding Authoritarian Regime Resilience in Asia and Europe (New York: Cambridge University Press), pp. 237-275. She has also been awarded a Research Opportunity…

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The third annual Culture Quest featured our greatest adventure to date! Seventy-five participants (57 Lauder students, 14 partners, and…

The third annual Culture Quest featured our greatest adventure to date! Seventy-five participants (57 Lauder students, 14 partners, and 4 Huntsman students) raced from Vienna, Austria, to Istanbul, Turkey, in 10 days. They traveled through various countries in the region in a self-guided, “Orient Express”-themed trek. Using different modes of transportation, the 17 teams had…

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