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TASIS Hosts Literary Colloquium With Museo Hermann Hesse Montagnola

With the aim of exploring how Hermann Hesse's ideas on world literature help us understand global literature today, poet and philosopher Stella N'Djoku interviewed TASIS High School English Department Chair Dr. Chris Love and three TASIS seniors—Giada Giuliani, Anna Batyreva, and Ilana Uribe Zuluaga—to learn about the works of literature that have been most significant in their journeys as readers and scholars. This event marked the second edition of the Hesse Now: A Library of World Literature talk series. 

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How Model UN Helps TASIS Students Become “International Human Beings”

In a memorable speech in 1983, TASIS Founder M. Crist Fleming said, “What we are doing, or at least attempting to do, is to create not international schools but international human beings, men and women who are capable of moving easily in any society and any civilization on the face of the earth, people who do not have to overcome the barriers of prejudice or even unfamiliarity in communicating with their fellow human beings, no matter what their backgrounds.” We take a look at how a first-rate Model United Nations program has helped TASIS fulfill Mrs. Fleming’s vision through the years.

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TASIS Families Visit Campus, Celebrate Life of Founder M. Crist Fleming

Middle School and High School parents came to campus on October 5 to attend classes with their children and watch a beautiful assembly that celebrated the incomparable life of TASIS founder and international education pioneer M. Crist Fleming. Later in the evening they enjoyed an elegant Family Weekend event at Villa Principe Leopoldo that was organized by the TASIS Parent Association.

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TASIS Spring Arts Festival To Open on May 11

This year’s festival will start with a special performance of the Middle School Musical on Thursday, May 11, and conclude with the final performance of the Elementary School Musical on Thursday, May 25. In between there will be additional performances of both musicals, a robust Visual Art Exhibition, a piano recital, and an exciting performing arts showcase at Palazzo dei Congressi.

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TASIS Alumna, Veronika Mühlhofer '97

The TASIS Class of 1997 Valedictorian and a Stanford graduate, Ms. Mühlhofer has more than two decades of experience in international sports and event management and is currently the Venue Press Operations Manager for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. She shared her impressive journey with TASIS students over the course of a two-day visit in January, marking the second installment of the 2022–2023 TASIS Speaker Series. 

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University Day at TASIS

The TASIS College Counseling Office was honored to host admissions representatives from New York University, London School of Economics, University of St Andrews, and University of Leiden on May 30 for a “University Day” that consisted of a variety of informative programming designed primarily for grade 11 students as they prepare to enter the most important stage of the college admissions process. 

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