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Attacks on Brussels Alarm the UVa Community

Early Tuesday morning in Brussels, Belgium, at least 34 people were killed and 150 injured during bombings in the airport and metro, carried out by ISIS suicide bombers. Since then, major U.S. cities like New York, D.C., and Chicago have ramped up their security, particularly at central transportation hubs. Although there are no specific threats against the U.S., Americans are more frightened than ever before. UVa students are also alarmed at the news, wondering what this means regarding protection for students on Grounds and security for…

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Why You Should Apply for a Critical Language Scholarship

It is good to be back in the U.S.A. Some of you spent your summer getting work experience in a relevant or irrelevant field, some were on vacation, some took summer classes, and some bummed around with friends and relished in the time at home. However, if you are ready to have a summer that will change your life at zero cost to yourself, keep reading. I spent my summer in Salalah, a small city located on the southern end of Oman,…

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