Miriam Berger '08 Named Fulbright Fellow
By B. Rosen
Miriam Berger graduates from Wesleyan University this spring where she has been elected to Phi Beta Kappa and has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study media in Egypt. Miriam, a College of Social Studies major, will begin her year abroad on June 1, as a fellow at the Center for Arabic Studies Abroad (CASA) in Cairo, Egypt. There, she will study Modern Standard Arabic and Colloquial Egyptian. After improving her Arabic and cultural literacy skills, she will begin her Fulbright research on how Egyptian print newspapers have responded to the creation of online space and the digitizing of news.