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Lianne Gonsalves ’10 Receives Boren Fellowship to Support Public Health Initiatives in Ethiopia

posted 2012.05.21 Lianne Gonsalves ‘10 has received a David L. Boren Fellowship which will fund a year in Ethiopia. During her time in Africa, Gonsalves will immerse herself in language acquisition and a qualitative research project. Beginning in August, Gonsalves will study the Amharic language at Addis Ababa University. After two months, she will move from the capital to the rural Amhara region to begin her research project. Gonsalves will collect data on family planning practices and natural resource use by local
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Park Faculty Scholar Profile: Lianne Cartee

posted 2011.12.13 This past summer, Dr. Lianne Cartee and Dr. Barry Croom began their roles as Park Faculty Scholars with the Class of 2015. Cartee was born in Gulfport, Mississippi and received her bachelor’s degree in biological engineering from Mississippi State University. She pursued her graduate work in the area of electrophysiology at Duke University, where she was awarded a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering. She later joined the Center for Auditory Prosthesis Research at Research Triangle Institute where she worked
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Lianne Gonsalves ’10 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Venezuela

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced that Lianne Gonsalves ‘10 was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Venezuela. Gonsalves is one of over 1,500 American citizens who will travel abroad for the 2010-2011 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grantees are assigned various activities designed to strengthen English language instruction by establishing a native-speaker presence and to improve their students’ language abilities
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Lianne Gonsalves ’10 to Deliver Commencement Speech

Each semester, one NC State student is selected to speak on behalf of the entire graduating class. University Communications sat down with biological sciences and international studies double major Lianne Gonsalves, who reflected on everything from the Krispy Kreme Challenge to anthropological research in Guatemala. Read the interview here. ~posted 2010.05.13

Lianne Gonsalves ’10 Gains Foreign Service Experience at the United States Embassy in Honduras

Park Scholar Lianne Gonsalves, a senior biological sciences and international studies major, served as an intern this summer at the United States Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. A political coup took place in Tegucigalpa several weeks into her experience and Lianne was called on to assist Embassy staff with a variety of responsibilities beyond the scope of a traditional internship. The first coup in Central America since the Cold War resulted in government-implemented curfews, street protests and public demonstrations. As a
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