June 30, 2014
Editor's Note: This article first appeared in Around the O on June 24, 2014.
University of Oregon sophomore Erik Thorbeck has been awarded a prestigious study abroad scholarship that focuses on national security and linguistics.
As a David L. Boren Scholar, Thorbeck will study in China from January to September 2015, spending one semester at Nanjing University and another semester completing an internship in the country. The scholarship is part of the National Security Education Program and is administered by the Institute of International Education.