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Pakistani Student Realizing “Amazing” Learning Experience in America
Hassan Mahmood, a computer software engineering student, is the first in his family to come to the U.S. and attend a university. The opportunity was presented through the U.S. Department of State's Global UGRAD-Pakistan Program, which allows him to spend one semester at Old Dominion University.