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Professor Jacques Barzun Dies at Age 104

The Jérôme Lohez 9/11 Scholarship Foundation mourns the loss of Professor Jacques Barzun, who died Oct. 25, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 104.

The Foundation inaugurated and presented the first Jacques Barzun Award for Distinguished Contributions to Trans-Cultural Scholarly Exchange in May 2012, in recognition of Dr. Barzun’s immense contributions to trans-cultural understanding and exchange between the United States and France.


To read an appreciation of Dr. Barzun's life and work in the ColumbiaNews online, please Click Here.
 

Jerome Lohez 9/11 Scholarship Foundation Profiled by Video Documentarian Flore Perrin, 31 December 2011

 

Dening Wu Lohez, Interview, France24.com, 10 September 2011

Lohez Foundation, Article France24.com

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Lohez Foundation, French Morning, France-China Education Partnerships

Lohez Foundation, French Morning, France-China

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The Jérôme Lohez 9/11 Scholarship Foundation 2012 Awards Cocktail Party

On May 14, 2012, the Jérôme Lohez 9/11 Scholarship Foundation hosted its Seventh Annual Scholarship Awards Cocktail Party, where three international students were presented with scholarships of $2,000 each. This year, also, the foundation made its first annual conferral of the Jacques Barzun Award for Distinguished Contributions to Trans-Cultural Scholarly Exchange, honoring two academic institutions for their outstanding efforts.

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Our Mission

The Jérôme Lohez 9/11 Scholarship Foundation is the only charitable organization established after the 9/11 tragedy that is dedicated specifically to promoting educational and cultural exchange among the U.S., France and China. By providing scholarship awards to multinational graduate students, enabling them to study in one another's homelands, the Foundation aims to shape the next generation of global citizen, along with a new class of international policy makers. The Foundation also seeks to develop a pool of highly-trained multicultural business leaders to serve as innovators in multinational commerce.