Graduate student Hannah Gaber defended her master's project on May 4 with a film, "A Young Nation: The Future of Oman through the Eyes of its Youth," which she made in the country last year.
Click HERE to view the video. Oman is hopeful it will survive the future succession of its monarch, Sultan Qaboos bin Said, and the plunge in oil prices.
Gaber is receiving a dual masters in Journalism and Middle Eastern and North African Studies.
Her next stop is Morocco, where she's landed a State Department-funded critical language scholarship to study Arabic this summer. Then, she's off to Phoenix for a Pulliam Fellowship in the fall.