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Catching Up with Past Scholars: Bridget Smith

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Bridget Smith was a 2017 STEM Scholar who interned at the Cleveland Clinic Cardiac Rehabilitation Center. Where are you from? I am from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Where did you go to school? What did you study? My undergraduate degree is in exercise science from the University of Mount Union. I also recently earned my Masters in biomedical professions, or biomedical science, from…

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Catching Up with Past Scholars: Jordyn Arndt

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Jordyn Arndt was a 2017 Graduate Public Service Scholar, who interned at the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking. Where are you from? I am from Farmington, Minnesota.  Where did you go to school? What did you study? I attended Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, where I earned a Master of Arts…

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Catching Up with Past Scholars: Vasiliki Chioti

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Vasiliki Chioti was a 2017 STEM Scholar, who received the B.A. Rudolph Foundation STEM scholarship to do research under the supervision of Dr. Louise Charkoudian at Haverford College. Where are you from? I am from Greece!  Where did you go to school? What did you study? I studied Chemistry at Haverford College, a liberal arts college located just 20 minutes from Philadelphia….

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Catching Up with Past Scholars: Viviana Gonzalez

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Viviana Gonzalez was a 2017 Undergraduate Public Service Scholar, who interned at the Office(s) of Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, both of Illinois. Where are you from? I am from Hoffman Estates, Illinois.  Where did you go to school? What did you study? I studied Politics and Social & Cultural Analysis at New York University (NYU).  What was the best part of…

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Catching Up with Past Scholars: Cambrey Dent

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Cambrey Dent was a 2015 Undergraduate Public Service Scholar, who interned at the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF), working to advance child advocacy both at home and abroad. Where are you from? I am from New Orleans, Louisiana. Where did you go to school? What did you study? I attended Baylor University and I studied Political Science. What was the best part of…

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Catching Up with Past Scholars: Astrid Quiñones

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Astrid Quiñones was a 2017 Graduate Public Service Scholar, who interned at the Legal Aid Society, focusing on domestic violence and family law. Where are you from? I consider myself a citizen of the world. Where did you go to school? What did you study? I recently graduated from Syracuse University College of Law and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs….

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Catching Up with Past Scholars: Shivangi Bhatia

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Shivangi Bhatia was an Undergraduate Public Service Scholar in 2016, when was a Research intern for EMILY’s List, a political action committee that raises money for Democratic, Pro-Choice female candidates. Where are you from? Cleveland, Ohio.  Where did you go to school? What did you study? I graduated in December 2017 from Washington University in St. Louis where I majored in Political Science…

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Catching Up with Past Scholars: Lizzy Wicks

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Lizzy Wicks was a STEM Scholar in 2016 when she interned at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine.   Where are you from? Ocean Springs, MS Where did you go to school? What did you study? I attended The University of Mississippi and studied International Studies and French, with a minor in Chemistry and an emphasis in pre-medicine. What was the…

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