Topic: Foreign Service

A career path less traveled

March 29, 2010
A career path less traveled

In the spring of 2000, as Russian youth flocked to Moscow's new Internet cafes, Sri Kulkarni, an exchange student from The University of Texas at Austin, also visited the recently converted storefronts to e-mail home.

Inevitably, local and foreigner would meet. When they did, "Sri was in the position to be the native expert, the resident American," said Thomas J. Garza, then a visiting professor at Moscow State Linguistics University and now an associate professor of Slavic and Eurasian studies at The University of Texas at Austin and director of the Texas Language Center.

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U.S. Peace Corps Director Shares Global Vision Monday

Feb. 25, 2010

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law welcomes Aaron Williams, U.S. Peace Corps director, who will speak at The University of Texas at Austin, a top producer of volunteers for the federal agency devoted to world peace and friendship.

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