May 14, 2020 Newsletter

All Majors

Congratulations to our graduating seniors:  Emily Ahlstrom, Andoni Barrica, Mariam Gardezi, Liz Hanna, Tobi Hatcher, Zach Hennessey, Diona James, Anna Koch, Leo Ndiaye, Rachel Rider, Colby Saxton, Aubri Swank, Sruthi Venkatachalam, Julia Ver Voort, and Sienna Warshawsky. Best of luck and stay in touch!

Congratulations to numerous INTL majors for their impressive achievements!

Baker-Nord Center summer grant winners include Zineb Benkirane, who will intern in the education division of the social investment firm Carbon Group and volunteer with the female empowerment group Wonder Foundation; Anna Cormier, who will intern with the human and labor rights organization Verité in Amherst, Massachusetts; Jordan Deskins and Fatima Rahman who will intern with the InterReligious Task Force on Central America in Cleveland; Shanice Gitau who will intern with Manna International in Ecuador, and Kimberly OsbernKasey Pukys, and Sienna Warshawsky, who are finalizing their internships.

Jordan Deskins also won summer funding from SOURCE for her internship.

Okiemute Eyemaro won a Unity Banquet Scholarship.

Delphine Clatanoff won the CWRU First Seminar Award for her essay titled “Charlotte Smith’s Suffocating Romanticism,” written for FSSY185Q: Death Mourning and Immortality.

Welcome to those new to the major this year:  Bianca Addison, Lucas Cazaudumec, Johanna Chikuni, Jack Chipps, Delphine Clatanoff, Anna Cormier, Andrew Deneris, Adela Duewel, Leilia Durand, Enya Eettickal, Eleanor Gaddy, Ingrid Gillies, Shanice Gitau, Riley Jiang, Karuna Lakhiani, Laila Michel, Dane Mizuno, Medha Nayak, Sarvani Nori, Ian Pallares, Serene Pierce, Aly Soltan, Sophie Taus, Olivia Thomas, and Abraham Wolpert

LinkedIn Group
Summer is an excellent time to join the CWRU International Studies Group on LinkedIn, if you have not already.  It can be done in two easy steps: link to Kelly McMann and request to join the group.

This is the last newsletter for spring semester.  The newsletter will resume with the start of fall semester.  Have a restful summer!

Books and Films

Summer Rest and Relaxation
Take some time to relax this summer with a foreign book, film, or TV series recommended by your fellow majors.  Thank you to all those who helped compile the list!

The International Studies Program does not endorse or sponsor the fellowships, internships, jobs, and other opportunities listed in the newsletter. Students are encouraged to evaluate them. During the COVID-19 pandemic, follow all government and public health restrictions and advice when taking advantage of these opportunities. CDC information and resources appear here.