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PULLMAN, Wash. — Thomas G. Taylor, a senior in the Washington State University Global Campus, has received a prestigious national Boren Scholarship from the National Security Education Program (NSEP) to study the Mandarin language in Taiwan during the 2014-15 academic year.
Taylor is WSU’s thirteenth Boren Scholar since 2001; the designation is for awardees who are undergraduates. WSU has also had two graduate student Boren Fellows since 2000.
Taylor is pursing a social sciences degree from the Global Campus, with concentrations in political science, sociology, and history. In 2013, he received a Critical Language Award to study Mandarin in Xi’an, China.