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December 2, 2016
Alexis Blake, '19
SMART course changes sophomore's career path
After studying antibiotic resistance and HIV, chemistry major Alexis Blake now wants to work on criminal justice reform relating to drugs.
Anna Ellison, '17
Senior worked on Muslim civil rights issues as government affairs intern
Anna Ellison, ’17, used her background in Arabic and her interest in law to work with CAIR-Chicago, the Council on American Islamic Relations.
November 30, 2016
Allison Watkins, '10
Alumna follows her dreams all the way to Italy
Allison Watkins is finishing her master’s degree at the University of Bologna.
November 23, 2016
A River Runs Through It
Three Civic Fellows pursue summer internships connected to the James River
Three students receive Civic Fellowships to explore environmental advocacy, education and stewardship of the James River.
November 21, 2016
Hannah Verrette, '18
Junior blends biology and religious studies
Over the summer, junior Hannah Verrette, ’18, had the opportunity to job shadow alumnus Dr. Dylan Tierney, ’95, at his job as an infectious disease physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, through the Office of Alumni & Career Services’ Spider Shadowing program.
November 18, 2016
Solving more than equations
Incorporating social justice issues in the math classroom
Math professors Kathy Hoke and Joanna Wares are introducing social justice concepts through assignments in their calculus classes.
Leo Diaz, '17
Senior connects his life experience to his research
Former Marine Leo Diaz studied the emotional impact of war during the Crusades.
November 14, 2016
La Casa Hispánica
Students experience cultural immersion
New Spanish-speaking living-learning community offers students the opportunity to hone their language skills and immerse in Latin culture.
November 2, 2016
Christine Inzer, '19
Young author shares her experiences of traveling to Japan
Christine Inzer, '19, is the author of Diary of a Tokyo Teen, in which she relates her adventures of traveling to her birthplace.
October 17, 2016