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"C.J." Pine '17

Author: Sherry Reichold

CJ Pine

"C.J." Pine, an Arabic and peace studies major, was named Valedictorian '2017.  CJ is currently serving as Peace Process and Programming Specialist with the  U.S. Department of State.

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A global education prepares Arabic major for career in U.S. Department of Justice

Author: Eileen Lynch

For Victoria Braga ’11, a semester in Egypt as an undergraduate gave her a new perspective on the United States — and shaped her future career path. Braga came to Notre Dame with an interest in international relations, but her study abroad experience inspired her to pursue a career as an attorney and a position in the U.S. government. Today, the Arabic and political science major works as a trial attorney in the appellate section of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Immigration Litigation.

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Arabic Tutoring

Author: Arts and Letters

Raghdaa Abou-SerieSawy's tutoring hours for Spring 2018 are Mondays 5:00-6:00 and Thursdays 12:30-3:30. Sign up in the CSLC in 329 DeBartolo Hall.…

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Raghdaa Saber Abou-Serie Sawy

Author: Department of Classics

Raghdaa Saber Abou-Serie Sawy has joined the Program in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies for the 2017-18 academic year.  Raghdaa, an FLTA student from Cairo, Egypt will be assisting the current faculty in the classroom.

Raghdaa graduated from Ain Shams University, Egypt.  She majored in the English language.  She obtained her MA in translation and linguistics from the same university.  Raghdaa is currently working on her PhD dissertation in translation.  Her dissertation is a contrastive study of metaphor in two translations of Mostaghanemiy's novel "Memory in the Flesh" adopting Semino's and Toury's approaches.  Raghdaa was granted the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching assistant scholarship for the academic year 2017-18.…

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International experience and research prepare Notre Dame senior for career in counterterrorism

Author: Megan Valley

Notre Dame senior Sienna Wdowik knows exactly the type of job she wants after graduation. Her two majors in the College of Arts and Letters and multiple international experiences, internships, and research projects will help her land it. “It’s really important to me to find a position where I can serve my country and use the knowledge that I have to do counterterrorism work,” she said. For Wdowik, majoring in political science and Arabic was the perfect way to prepare for that.

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