As part of a study conducted by University of Virginia (U Va.) researchers, a group of 1,045 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme alumni—all U Va. undergraduates—participated in a research project that sought to gain understanding about how students’ research activity in the IB Diploma Programme contributed to their U Va. research experiences and outcomes. In particular, […]
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Independent filmmaker: Julienne Rathore
Majoring in Biology may not seem like a step to become a travelling social documentary filmmaker, but that is exactly how Julienne Rathore began her journey. After receiving her IB diploma from St. Olav videregående skole in 1998, her initial love of nature and film has taken her on a journey to become a scriptwriter, […]
Seeking to innovate within Education: Alumnus Kwabena Amporful
With the support of Stanford University’s Center for Social Innovation, Kwabena Amporful, founder and CEO of the Institute of Teacher Education and Development (INTED), is working to build a professional development culture in schools in Africa; this summer, INTED piloted with 67 participant teachers and school leaders from 14 secondary schools across Ghana.
Lights, camera, action! An alumna in show biz
After graduating from Fort Meyers High School, Julia Aubuchon moved from sunny Florida to snowy New York and lived to tell the tale. Read along to learn about her life and how her IB experience helped lead her toward her dream job working on the television program Late Night with Jimmy Fallon!
Spotlight on DP alumnus Alex Sarian
Alex Sarian completed the Diploma Programme at St. Andrew’s Scots School in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After graduating from the IB Diploma Programme (DP), Alex went to New York University to earn a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Educational Theater and Performing Arts Administration. How has your life been shaped by IB? This is one of those […]