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Lillian Sun Lillian Sun (Global Fellow ’17, Science Diplomacy) is one of four UMD students to receive the national Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in 2018 for potential in STEM research. She was awarded the scholarship for the research she performed at the NIH in cancer immunology, which she completed as her Global Fellows internship. Sun is a Banneker/Key Scholar double-majoring in Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics and Economics. She is also an Integrated Life Sciences student within the Honors College. She plans to pursue a M.D./Ph.D. in her graduate studies.

Cameron Torreon and Raffi Balian Cameron Torreon, US Diplomacy Fellow ‘12, at his Foreign Service Officer swearing in ceremony at the Department of State with US Diplomacy Professor Raffi Balian.



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Federal and Global Times (Alumni Newsletter):

Newsletter 2017 Issue 1

-Read our most up-to-date newsletter for Federal & Global Fellows alumni. Learn some incredible facts about the growth of our programs over the past 9 years; hear from alumni, current students, and faculty; and keep in touch with your peers.

Federal Fellows, our sister program, for other options including energy, health, and national security.


-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 Fellows DC Fellow notation on their transcript.

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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