Ideas and Opinions

The International Scholar Perspective

October 12, 2018

"Coming from the U.K., accepting the scholarship was kind of a leap of faith. At the time, I wasn’t sure whether I was ready to make that leap. It was more than just choosing a place where I was coming

My Month in the Mountains – Monty Evans ’22

October 5, 2018

During twenty-five days in Wyoming, I got to know eleven people incredibly well. Other things happened too, but they were less important. I don’t mean to detract from the ecstasy of a post-thunderstorm sunrise mountain summiting, or to imply that

Sitting Down with Zeynep Tufekci

October 2, 2018

Dr. Tufekci’s research interests revolve around the intersection of technology and society. Her academic work focuses on social movements and civics, privacy and surveillance, and social interaction. She is also increasingly known for her work on "big data" and algorithmic

Civic Collaboration: Summer Reports from St. Louis

September 28, 2018

Rhea Jaisinghani ’21: In all honesty, I was pretty nervous about Civic Collaboration. The program was still in its pilot stages, and it wasn’t my initial choice for the summer of 2018. After receiving my city placement, however, my excitement

Thokozile Zimba ’19 Explores Advertising in NYC—A Summer Story

September 21, 2018

"It's difficult to understand what an advertising awards show company is if you've never worked in one or entered a competition. And there are myriad ways to enter and interact with the ad world. My Private Enterprise summer internship with the

Jakob Hamilton ’19: The International Touring Organist

September 14, 2018

Jakob Hamilton ’19 is not your average pre-med student. Yes, he studies biology. But he also has a second major: music. This summer—the summer before his senior year—Jakob didn't pursue research in a lab. Instead, he titled his Morehead-Cain International Research