Deanne Lickteig from Wichita, KS is a member of the University Honors Program. She has majors in French, International Studies, and Russian with minors in Mathematics and Economics. She will be traveling to Sao Paulo, Brazil to study Portuguese and to enhance her cultural, economic, and social understanding of the country. She hopes to work in the United States Foreign Service and to help improve relations between the U.S. and Brazil. Prior to going to Brazil, Deanne will intern with the U.S. State Department at the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs in Québec.