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Lohez Scholar Roxane Cassehgari Profiled in Columbia Law School Magazine

Roxane Cassehgari, 2012 Lohez Scholarship Recipient, is profiled in the Columbia Law School Magazine. Roxane is a human rights lawyer who worked in Haiti prior to entering Columbia Law School.

Cassehgari studied the legal issues that dictate the rights of individuals forced to flee their homes due to civil war, natural disasters, and other factors.

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Ms. Dening Wu Lohez Appointed Chevalier of the French National Order of Merit

Dening Wu Lohez décorée pour sa promotion des échanges franco-américains

From France-Amérique, 2 May 2013

Mercredi 1er mai, le consulat général de France à New York a décoré Dening Wu Lohez lors d'une cérémonie en son honneur.

Immédiatement après avoir perdu son mari français dans les attentats du 11-Septembre, en 2001, Dening Wu Lohez a fait un don en son nom : une bourse scolaire a été ainsi créée via le Stevens Institute of Technology, l'université où le couple s'était rencontré. Jérôme Lohez était alors étudiant, en échange aux Etats-Unis. Il s'était installé à New York après avoir obtenu son diplôme.


Lohez Scholar Andres Lizcano Rodriguez Published in Huffington Post World

Learning from Hardship: Colombia's Reintegration Process

Learning from Hardship: Colombia's Reintegration Process

"This is my most important appointment today," said Alejandro Eder, the director general of the Colombian Agency for Reintegration (ACR), who spoke to students and faculty at Columbia University on January 28th. Eder, a SIPA alumnus, was visiting his alma mater to discuss the Colombian program for reintegration of demobilized paramilitaries and guerrilla members, whose success has motivated collaboration with 22 other countries.

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Lohez Foundation 2013 Awards Ceremony Hosted by French Consul General in New York

The French Consul General in New York City, Mr. Bertrand Lortholary, presided during the May 1, 2013, Awards Ceremony at the French Consulate in New York, recognizing the 2013 student recipients of the Lohez Foundation Scholarships. It was the first such occasion in which two French students studying at universities in China were recognized for their achievements.

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Dening Wu Lohez, “Expat Extra: 9/11 Scholarships a Bridge to World Students,” Shanghai Television News, 27 November 2012


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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.