Are Private Schools Better than the Public Ones?

Sarah Groen, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, visited the Gornjogradska High School in Zagreb and delivered a lecture on “The Education in the U.S.” to a group of the American Studies program students on December 19. The students were interested in learning more about the U.S. schools. What subjects are mandatory at the high schools in ...
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Ogulin Wants To Come Closer to the U.S. Department of State

A group of 60 high school students together with the Mayor of Ogulin visited the Embassy on November 28 and was welcomed by Doug Jones, Chargé d’Affaires. The group also met with other Embassy representatives. They had a chance to talk about exchange programs to the Public Affairs chief Wylita Bell, about visas to the ...
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Can I Study in the U.S.?

Christian Wright, Public Affairs Officer, visited the island of Korcula and delivered lectures on “The U.S. Holidays” at the high schools in Blato and Vela Luka on May 31. The students were interested in pursuing their education in the U.S., they also asked about the gender equality, health insurance, gun control, green card and visas. Mr. ...
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Have you ever celebrated New Year’s eve in NYC?

Christian Wright, Public Affairs Officer, spoke about American holidays with a group of high school students, teachers, the mayor, and other town officials in Buzet on March 30.  After the lecture, students asked numerous questions such as: How many times have you celebrated Thanksgiving in Croatia? What is the difference between the American and Croatian ...
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Is Living in Alaska Difficult?

A group of elementary school students who attended Consular Officer Jessica Jarcev’s presentation about Alaska at the Public library in Gajnice learned about Alaska’s glaciers, volcanos, wildlife, whales, bears, moose and  about salmon and fishing industries. The students were interested in Jessica’s native town and her school. They also wanted to know where young people ...
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Will Immigration Policy Change With New President?

Eric Williams, Political Counselor, delivered another lecture about U.S. elections to high school students at the American Corner Zagreb on October 12, 2016. Students were interested in the role of debates, in differences between Presidential candidates, if Hillary Clinton had an advantage because she is a woman and if immigration policy will change with the ...
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Ambassador Noyes Greets Political Science Students

Zagreb University’s Political Science students visited the U.S. Embassy on May 25, 2016. They were welcomed by the Ambassador, who answered their questions about current political and economic issues. During their visit, the students also met with American diplomats and talked to the Marines about their lives in Croatia.
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Etsyonica: All the Tools You Need to Start Your Own Etsy Shop

Christian Wright, Public Affairs Officer, helped audience at Etsyionica workshop at the American Corner Zadar to banish fear from starting a creative business. The workshop was held by Etsy shop owner, Ema Juretic, and organized in partnership with the Croatian Association of Independent Professionals. In Zadar on May 19, 2016
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How Do Movies Portray America?

Christian Wright, Public Affairs Officer, together with Kelly Ireland, Hollywood-based field producer for the Emmy-nominated daytime TV program “The Doctors”, met with a group of 15-year old students from Brezovica at the American Corner Zagreb. They discussed various aspects of life in the U.S. including the differences between the U.S. and Croatian schools and whether ...
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Zagreb Oldest School Comes to the Embassy

Gornjogradska gimnazija students visited the Embassy on March 15. They were welcomed by Margaret Nardi, Chargé d’Affaires, who spoke about American tourists and investors in Croatia. In addition to learning about the structure and the role of the Embassy, students had a chance to talk to representatives of the Public Affairs Office, Political Section, as ...
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How Often Can You Spot Orcas?

A group of geography students who attended Consular Officer Jessica Jarcev’s presentation about Alaska at the American Corner Zagreb learned about Alaska’s salmon and fishing industries, the beautiful and eerie northern lights, and the Alaska’s Big Three – bears, moose and whales. The students also wanted to know whether Alaska has all four seasons (yes!), ...
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High School Students Learn About U.S. Elections

Eric Williams, Political Counselor, delivered another lecture about U.S. elections to high school students at the First Private High School in Zagreb on March 10, 2016. During the presentation, students were very active which contributed to the dynamic of the presentation. Students were interested in the role of social media during elections and in the ...
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Karlovac Youth Enjoy Alaska

Did you know that of the 20 highest peaks in the United States, 17 are in Alaska? The young people who attended Consular Officer Jessica Jarcev’s talk at the Karlovac’s Library for Young People do! Jessica answered questions about how Alaska has changed over the years, what it’s like to live near wild animals like ...
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