On Friday, August 16, CSEES welcomed three new students to its MA in Slavic and East European Studies, as well as three returning students, for orientation. Elizabeth Davidson, Ke Lin, and Maxwell Parker will start classes this week. Elizabeth completed double majors at Ohio State in communications and Russian. Ke Lin graduated from the University of Pittsburgh having studied linguistics and Russian, and has transferred to the Center from the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures. Maxwell Parker joins CSEES from the University of Florida, where he completed a bachelor’s degree in linguistics. Brandon Harvey, Andrew Hascher, and Hayden Hayes will continue their studies this year. Andrew intends to graduate in December, Hayden in May 2020, while Brandon will pursue a dual degree with the John Glenn College of Public Affairs.