She recently graduated from Rhodes with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies. In addition to teaching, she plans to study environmental values in Estonian culture and how those values are essential in preserving natural spaces.
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As a fellow, Gleeson will work at the Global Crop Diversity Trust in Bonn, Germany. The fellowship provides the opportunity for a recent graduate to develop an understanding of issues associated with agricultural biodiversity conservation.
Seniors Palmer, Hornsey, and Li have been awarded highly competitive teaching assistantships for 2018-2019 through the Assistants de langue en France.
Student researchers include Mac Williamson, Spencer Beckman, Lauren Rowland, Ashmeet Singh, Elisabet Olsen, Brianna Betton, and Lynsey Campbell.
Ashley Truong ’16 and Pryce Michener ’17 have been offered Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) awards, which provide highly qualified individuals opportunities to pursue a combined M.D.-Ph.D. degree. MSTPs are funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
Samantha Lamy and Dulcie Trottier will be commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Army, and Madisen Duke-Bruechert will be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force.
Moze will be travelling to Aix-en-Provence, France, while Harden will be studying in Rome, Italy, thanks to the newly established Buckman-Mollerup Scholarship.
Theatre, art, and film students joined together to submit a dance video in an online international dance video project in collaboration with the Pina Bausch Foundation.
She and her co-founders have assembled a nationwide team of “curators” in Memphis, New York, and Washington, D.C., to promote nonprofits and socially responsible businesses. Curators also are encouraged to volunteer 20 percent of their time to causes that matter to them personally.
The book is titled Political Economy of China-Taiwan Relations: Its Origins and Development. Prof. Chen’s teaching and research interests included the political economy of East Asian countries, China’s domestic politics and foreign relations, democratization, state-society interactions, and economic interdependence.