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Lily Koning
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Our flag of the week at the International House is the Nepalese flag. Nepal is a landlocked country located in South Asia. Lying along the slopes of the Himalayan mountain ranges, 75% of Nepal is covered by mountains. The capital of Nepal is Kathmandu.

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Lily Koning
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This month, I talked to Lou-Ann Stock, who is visiting from France to practice her English. She arrived in Durham one month ago. Despite her initial trepidation about her language skills, Lou-Ann was quick to immerse herself in American.

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Isabella Wang

This week we celebrate Luxembourg, one of the world’s smallest countries in the heart of Europe. It is surrounded by land on all sides, bordered by Belgium to the West, France to the South, and Germany to the East.

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Lily Koning

This week, we are highlighting the West African country of Nigeria. Nigeria is often called the “Giant of Africa” due to its large population and economy. Home to over 200 million people, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the 7th most populous country in the world. With $1 trillion in purchasing power parity, Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy and the world’s 20th largest economy.

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Updates

From UCAE: Dear Campus Life Colleagues - Space reservations opened on October 1st for the new conference room (Bryan Center 109).  The space can accommodate 18 and has integrated AV.  Please visit https://eventservices.duke.edu/  to book the room. 

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Eulena Jonsson
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Hey, nice to meet you!  Didn’t quite catch your name – who are you?

Call me ASCL! Sounds like Axel.  My full name is Assessment in Campus Life.

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Tearria Beck-Scott
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As we start a new year and the student engagement team builds a new staff, I am thinking a lot about transition.  Transition is a positive thing, it means that we are bringing new energy and new ideas into our staff.  It’s scary, because leaders & friends on the team have transitioned out, and new ones are coming, but when I think a little deeper about this, I get excited because we will

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Elena Cavallero

Thank you Rubens for agreeing on being our featured student for the month! As a Karsh Scholar I have been able to appreciate your openness to new students and willingness to help everyone and before you leave I want to share your story with everyone!

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