Intensive English Learning

Posted: 11-09-2014 | Sabina Puspita
Category: Arryman Fellows

Still within the spectrum of fascination, I would like to discuss one of the many programs and facilities that Northwestern University (NU) offers its students for academic trouble-shooting. Help is always available as long as we go and ask for it. The brief account of my recent activities in the following paragraphs serves to give a clearer picture.

IFTAR IN THE SYNAGOGUE: Shared Community, Shared Responsibility, and Shared Dinner

Posted: 06-09-2014 | Wara Uwarsi
Category: Arryman Fellows

When Hamas militants and Israel were exchanging rocket fire and airstrikes on Thursday, 17th of July, the Muslim and Jewish communities in Chicago were busy sharing their prayers and meals.

A Journey to the Beginning

Posted: 06-09-2014 | Wara Uwarsi
Category: Arryman Fellows

It was two weeks ago when I started to pack my stuff for a journey to the United States. My mind was filled with various thoughts, a mix of excitement, thrill, joy and anxiety. It was very similar to the atmosphere in Indonesia at that time, in which people were drawn into a political twister of presidential campaigns, the euphoria of World Cup and the start of Ramadhan. However, I was ready to put aside all those matters for a while, to depart to the U.S. and to start my one-year fellowship program.

English Short Course for the 2014 Arryman Fellows

Posted: 29-08-2014 | Yoes Kenawas
Category: Arryman Fellows

English short course for the 2014 Arryman Fellows offers an interesting way to adapt with the local culture. 

The Arryman's Summer

Posted: 23-08-2014 | Rahardhika Utama
Category: Arryman Fellows

I feel that I am a particularly lucky student to have a chance to be an Arryman Fellow. The Arryman Fellowship that has enabled me to attend Northwestern University is a well-designed program to prepare me to be a full time graduate student.  People might say that the first months living in the United States to start in higher education is a challenging experience, but I would say that I have a different story.


2013 Arryman Fellows Papers

Posted: 05-08-2014 | ISRSF
Category: berita

  • Luthfi Adam - Transformation of Dress and National Subject Formation of the Indonesian Commoners in the Colonial Period
  • Muhammad Fajar - The Durability of Sub-National Political Leaders in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia
  • Najmu Laila Sopian - Power Struggle Over Land: Decentralization, Land Tenure Security, and the Rule of Law in Indonesia
  • Rahardhika Utama - How Bureaucracy Affects Inequality: The Case of Post-Authoritarian Indonesia

Run for Walk Race

Posted: 01-08-2014 | Sabina Puspita
Category: Arryman Fellows

On Sunday, July 27, I joined the 3rd Run For Walk Race organized by Northwestern University (NU). The race was a 4.1mile (approximately 6.6kilometers) run starting from Ryan Field or NU’s grand football stadium, then along the campus’ lake and Sports Pavilion and Aquatics Center (SPAC), and back again to Ryan Field.

Three 2014 Arryman Fellows Depart for Northwestern University

Posted: 21-07-2014 | ISRSF
Category: berita

2014_dep.jpegThree 2014 Arryman Fellows – Kadek Wara Urwasi, Sabina Puspita Satriyani and Yoes Chandra Kenawas – departed Jakarta for Chicago on July 1, 2014.  Upon their arrival in Chicago, the three Arryman Fellows will join the International Summer Institute (ISI) at Northwestern University. The program aims to help incoming international students to improve their English language skills and to get acquainted to American life and academic environment.

Tastes of Illinois

Posted: 19-07-2014 | Sabina Puspita
Category: Arryman Fellows

It has only been my third week in the U.S., yet I have done quite many exciting activities. The four main activities that I wish to highlight are Indonesia’s Presidential Election Day, “Taste of Chicago” food festival, “Iftar in the Synagogue”, and Baha’i House of Worship tour. Within such a short period of time, I have gained a tremendous amount of lessons and I thought they needed to be organized and shared in this blog.

Reflections from My First 4th of July

Posted: 12-07-2014 | Sabina Puspita
Category: Arryman Fellows

On my first ever American 4th of July, I am grateful for the opportunity to be able to connect with Lucas and Mary Helen, perhaps one of America’s loveliest couples. They had given Yoes (my colleague) and me the perfect 4th of July celebration by taking us to watch the annual Evanston parade in the afternoon and fireworks in the evening. From this experience, I would like to focus more on the parade which thrilled me the most.