Maggie Smith (’18) Studies Malaria
Aug 2, 2018
Before graduating this past May, Honors Maggie Smith was accepted to the University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology.
Honors Clark Streets (May ’17) has been teaching and studying language for the past year in Madrid, Spain. He taught English in a primary school called El Olivar in a city named San Fernando de Henares on the outskirts of Madrid.
This past May, Honors Jarrod Mayes (Dec ’16) was selected as a finalist for the Fellowship for Change in Design with the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP). As he described,
Honors rising junior Matthew Streets has spent this summer interning at the Polish History Museum in Warsaw, Poland. As Matthew explained,
In May, Honors rising junior Mariann King traveled to Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, and Poland with the faculty-led study abroad course, War in Europe. This trip was organized and led by Dr. Cameron Lippard, assistant professor of sociology, and Dr.
Honors rising senior Caroline Shriver studied abroad this past spring semester in Angers France. Like most Honors students, Shriver has broad and varied interests that fall under a wide spectrum of disciplines.
Honors rising juniors and pre-med majors Makayla Wood and Hannah Davenport traveled to South Africa this summer for a clinical shadowing and emergency medicine program. This faculty-led study abroad program was designed and led specifically for Appalachian pre-med and pre-PA students by Dr.
Honors rising seniors and pre-med biology majors Kierdre McFadden and Tanner Orders spent the first part of the summer in a clinical shadowing program at Lusaka's Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital in Zambia.
Alumnus Shares Thriving Career in Journalism
Jul 5, 2018
Honors Gerald Witt ’03 (photo below) currently serves as an investigator for the Knox County Public Defender’s office. He took this position after working 15 years in journalism, most recently as the politics and government reporter for the Knoxville News Sentinel.
Two Honors Alumnae Awarded NSF Fellowships
Jul 5, 2018
Two Honors alumnae and former Chancellor's Scholars, Rachel Jordan ’18 and Hannah Krueger ’17 have been awarded highly competive NSF Fellowships to their support graduate-level studies in the science disciplines.