Pathways to peace

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The University of Colorado Boulder is ranked No. 4 nationally in 2013 for graduates serving in the Peace Corps with 93 alumni posted in 43 countries. For a decade, CU-Boulder has been in the top four as a volunteer-producing school. CU-Boulder's overall Peace Corps participation is ranked the fifth highest of all time with 2,353 alumni having served since 1961.

Explore the legacy of CU-Boulder students and alumni planning for and implementing global citizenry through their myriad pathways to peace.

Meg Ross has already done a lot in her academic and professional careers. She’s an ambitious go-with-the-flow type, she says -- a good fit for adventurous journeys. She's one of the first to pursue the newly offered Master's International program at CU-Boulder, allowing students to incorporate Peace Corps service as credit toward graduate studies.
 
Nick Canfield shows his Micronesian community favorite traditions from his own culture and takes in theirs, with music being one of the greatest common connections. Before long, through dedication to service, he'll no longer be the "white man," but rather "Nick," he says. 
 
After graduating from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2010, Natalie Ziemba joined the Peace Corps and served in a rural village in Samoa, an island in the South Pacific Ocean. The two-year experience was equal parts challenging and rewarding while she taught English and reading to enthusiastic 4th through 8th graders. 
 
 
 
 

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In the spirit of Peace Corps service

Why, for a decade, has CU-Boulder consistently ranked in the top four nationally for graduates serving in the Peace Corps?

CU-Boulder engaged in the world

Each year, thousands of CU-Boulder students, faculty and alumni engage in international studies, teaching, research and service.

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Elizabeth Lock, CU media relations, 303-492-3117
elizabeth.lock@colorado.edu 

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