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Student Spotlight: Shaohuan Hu

Name: Shaohuan Hu Country of Citizenship: China AAP Program: AAP3; Progressed Major: Biology Why did you choose to study abroad?  I think the academic education for biology is better in the U.S. than in China. It's more developed. Also, there is more freedom in choosing your courses that you are interested in. What was your first year like... Continue reading Student Spotlight: Shaohuan Hu
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High-Achieving AAP Students Gain Acceptance into Prestigious Honors Program

The KU Honors program is one of the oldest and most prestigious public university honors programs in the country. Students have an array of honors courses to choose from, a dedicated advising team, and numerous events and activities to help students grow and develop as scholars. The Honors program is located across from the residence... Continue reading High-Achieving AAP Students Gain Acceptance into Prestigious Honors Program
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Student Spotlight: Abdullah Abdlelah

Meet one of our progressed AAP students to learn more about his first year and a half at KU:   Name: Abdullah Abdlelah Country of Citizenship: Iraq, but resides in the UAE AAP Program: AAP3; Progressed Major: Petroleum Engineering Why did you choose KU? When it came time to decide where to go to college, my... Continue reading Student Spotlight: Abdullah Abdlelah
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Student Spotlight: Oluwabusola Carrena

Meet one of our current students to learn more about her first year at KU in the Academic Accelerator Program: Name: Oluwabusola Carrena Country of Citizenship: Nigeria AAP Program: AAP3; Progressed Major: Psychology; Pre-Med Why did you choose KU?  After high school I looked into some colleges and Universities but I chose the University of Kansas... Continue reading Student Spotlight: Oluwabusola Carrena
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Lessons from Saleh AlAmeri’s Progression Ceremony Speech

Progression ceremonies are a bittersweet time for the KU Academic Accelerator Program, because they mean saying goodbye to students as they move into their sophomore year at KU.  But they can also be a time of celebration; and to speak for the student's, Student Leadership Council President, Saleh AlAmeri, addressed the ceremony attendees with a short... Continue reading Lessons from Saleh AlAmeri’s Progression Ceremony Speech
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JayBreak: Picture Perfect, Featuring Saleh AlAmeri (Video)

Ever wondered what Jayhawks do when they are not in class? In this week's JayBreak, watch as Saleh demonstrates his passion for photography and showcases some his best pictures of KU's campus! Picture Perfect  Want to see more videos of Lawrence and KU? Watch our students' trip to Mass Street! {{cta('e0675de2-7c91-45d4-8548-db5281b9a4a1')}} Continue reading JayBreak: Picture Perfect, Featuring Saleh AlAmeri (Video)
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United Arab Emirates and American Friends’ Volleyball Game

Nothing "says" summer time quite like a friendly sand volleyball game, especially at KU's newly constructed volleyball courts near the Robinson Center. Watch as some of the KU AAP students from the United Arab Emirates play volleyball with their American friends. UAE and Friends' Volleyball Game   Want to watch more videos with the KU AAP's UAE students?... Continue reading United Arab Emirates and American Friends’ Volleyball Game