Author Archives: George Koupatadze

1/18 – A Russian Immigrant’s Experience at One of America’s Liberal Arts Programs and His Attempt at Making It More Integral

January-February 2016 / Feature Articles

George Koupatadze

experience

George Koupatadze

Background & the Context

My story is that of a typical immigrant.  My family and I decided to immigrate to the United States from Russia during the time of great turmoil in our home country – after the Soviet Union collapsed and together with it – our familiar way of life.  As the country was looking for new ways of existence and governance, its people were desperately trying to adapt to the …