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Category Archive for 'Celebrating Students'

Angus McCullough

Last year around March, I entered a design competition as part of an independent tutorial in architecture. The competition, co-sponsored by the Bronx Museum and the Design Trust for Public Space, was centered on the Grand Concourse in the Bronx, NY, and asked for anything relating to it, in any medium. I came up with […]

Stephanie Quainoo

This summer I spent my time working for a non-profit anti-human trafficking charity, “The Redlight Children Campaign”. Based in New York City, the Redlight Children Campaign aims to end the practice of child sexual exploitation through child sex trafficking. In conjunction with the Somaly Mam Foundation, an internationally renowned anti-trafficking organization specializing in survivor reintegration, […]

Melina Aguilar

This past summer I was a volunteer teacher in a boarding school in Yantai, China. Located in the upper central east coast of China in the Shandong providence, the people of Yantai where the nicest and most welcoming people I’ve met. It was truly a challenging but great new experience to live in a country […]

Eve Mayberger

This past summer I had the opportunity to work as an intern in the conservation lab at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC. As an aspiring art conservator, I was exposed to a variety of mediums and treatments ranging from cleaning life-size earthenware statues to x-raying a basket comprised entirely of burrs to […]

Colleen Carpenter

This past summer I worked as a summer facilitator at Wesleyan’s Upward Bound (UB) Chapter. The program provides support to its participants in their preparation for college entrance and it aims to not only increase the amount of underrepresented students in post-secondary institutions, but also to ensure that they graduate successfully. Students must be either […]