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2015 Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program is pleased to announce the opening of its application period and an expansion to thirty fellowships for 2015.   The Fellowship welcomes applications from individuals who want to make a difference in the world through service as Foreign Service officers in the U.S. Department of State. The Rangel [...]

Luca Sorgiacomo

I am a husband and father of two and a creative business engineer with a passion for technology innovation and music. Since the age of twelve, I have been traveling regularly to the UK or U.S. to learn the English language. After my my bachelor’s degree, I served a mission in London and then [...]

Meet our new members

Kelsi grew up in Colorado, studied at BYUH and BYU, and served a mission in São Paulo, Brazil.  After her mission, she studied abroad at ISCTE Business school in Portugal. During the summers, she worked in Salvador, Brazil, interning as a business mentor and volunteering at the 2013 Confederations Cup and 2014 FIFA World [...]

Darin Christensen

Darin Christensen is a Foreign Service officer employed by the U.S. Department of State. Christensen is currently a student at the Foreign Service Institute where he is learning Hungarian in preparation for his next post in Budapest, Hungary. In Budapest, he will report on the treatment of religious and ethnic minorities. His first post [...]

Christel Kalala

Christel Kalala has recently joined the society. Kalala was born in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and later moved to Vienna, Austria, at the tender age of five. In Vienna, she completed elementary school, mastering the French, Dutch, and German languages. From Austria her family moved to New York City for a summer [...]

Thriving in International Business

Kris Jenkins graduated from Utah Valley University where he studied international business. He previously served an LDS mission to Chile and has maintained the language which allows him to pursue international business in Mexico City, Madrid and other Spanish-speaking areas; he also makes frequent trips to Manila, Sao Paulo and London. He leads technology efforts [...]

Consulting and Service

Charles M. Vance is a professor of management and human resources at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Vance is active in creating programs for managers and executives, consulting and teaching throughout North and South America, Asia, and Europe. His consulting includes FedEx, Samsung, Texaco, Mattel, Boeing, LA Times, U.S. Dept. of Labor, ARCO, and [...]

Religion and Culture Combined

The personal conversion stories shared in “Hybrid identity no contradiction for Jewish,” an article found in The Times of Israel, adds an interesting perspective on the lives of some Latter-day Saint converts. Many Latter-day Saints who converted from the Jewish faith have continued to enhance their identity with Jewish rituals and traditions. Read more . [...]

Royal Gratitude

The speedy response of Church members of York to provide a helping hand to the victims of the floods attracted the attention of royalty. Prince Andrew publically thanked Latter-day Saints who participated as Mormon Helping Hands volunteers by providing relief to flood victims through rescue searches, care packages, removing damaged belongings, and providing comfort to [...]

A Closer Look

Ricky Gettys Ricky is currently an international relations major at BYU, living in Provo. He conducted ethnographic research in Thailand on business development and ethics and was a facilitator for the BYU anthropology field school to Vietnam last summer, conducting research on integration of minorities into the state. Ricky teaches the culture and language class [...]