Hannah Medovnikov '17

Four Undergrads Receive Study Abroad Scholarships

Hannah Medovnikov '17 is one of four UNH students to have received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for spring semester study abroad. Medovnikov will travel to Senegal to study how that nation's art and urban identity has been influenced by colonialism and slavery. (Photo: Tracey... Read More

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