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 Rick Tagne

Rick Tagne (Global Semester: U.S. Diplomacy and Policymaking) created and led a University of Maryland team to fundraise for a non-profit called, “The Adventure Project.” This non-profit organization provides poverty stricken communities the tools, training and resources to become an entrepreneur and help their own communities by addressing issues such as improving health and decreasing hunger. Rick’s team raised $1,100 dollars that helped create two jobs in Kenya and Uganda, impacting a total of 371 locals. In addition, Rick was accepted in the prestigious joint BA/Master of Public Policy Program at the University of Maryland. In spring 2016, he will intern for The Judge Alexander Williams, Jr. Center for Education, Justice and Ethics at the University of Maryland.

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View photos: Final Reception, 4/28/2015

2015 Newsletter : News from Federal & Global Semester Fellows in D.C. Alumni

Maryland International: features the Global Semester in their Spring 2015 edition!

Note: See the Federal Semester Fellows, our sister program, for other options including energy, health, and national security.

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-Gain international experience without leaving the country.

-Learn from the teaching and successes of expert practitioners in the field.

-Intern at international organizations, agencies, embassies, and more!

-Students who successfully complete program requirements will earn a Global Semester DC Fellow notation on their transcript.

-Please check back in March for applications for the 2016-2017 school year.

Take a fall academic seminar on global leadership and policy taught by expert practitioners in the field.


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Intern for credit in the spring at an embassy, international organization, federal agency, or multinational corporation.


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Increase your learning experience through University of Maryland supplementary courses.



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Attend workshops, roundtable discussions, and off-campus lectures to learn more about real-world applications.


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