- projects supported in part by the fundraising efforts of Foundation and Corporate
Lucia Akard '15, an English and history double major, is laying the groundwork for
a new exhibit at Long Island's East Hampton Historical Society by research and cataloging
its 18th- and 19th-century tools collection.
Rene Alpert '15, a major in social work and psychology, is joining the International
Rescue Committee in New York City, which provides services to young refugees. She
is also working with Brooklyn Defender Services, which provides legal services to
those who are unable to afford them.
Rosemary Barardino '14, a self-determined major focused on social movements in the
media, is joining Washington, D.C.-based Free Press, assisting with the organization
of community meetings, phone briefings with media activists, and Web site maintenance.
Kali Block-Steele '13, an American studies major, is serving as part of the leadership
development team at Camp Little Notch, a youth camp focused on social and environmental
justice, in Fort Ann, N.Y.
Ashley Copperstone '14, a double major in education and history, is organizing and
directing a six-week youth internship program for 20 high school students in East
Willison, N.Y., her hometown.
Rachel Dance '14, a business major, as part of Northwestern University's Global Engagement
Studies Institute, is working on community development in Uganda through the Foundation
for Sustainable Development.
Salome Egas '14, a dance major and international student from Ecuador, is documenting
the dances, stories, and fables of the indigenous people of her native Ecuador, and
teaching what she learns at the Dance-Theater School in Quito.
Anna Egner '14, a physics major, is with NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, measuring
atmospheric aerosols - such as sulfates, organic carbon, black carbon, nitrates, and
sea salt - which affect Earth's radiation balance, the environment, and human health.
Rivkah Gevinson '13, a studio art major, is traversing Norway, documenting in photographs
the differences in summer light and in recorded interviews the influence of darkness
and light on the Norwegian consciousness.
Joshua Inaba '14, an environmental studies major, is returning to his native Hawaii
to assist in the Nature Conservancy's efforts to save marine habitats and fish species
in Kiholo Bay.
Musa Bernard Komeh '15, a major in health and exercise science and an international
student from Sierra Leone, is working with Project Healthcare at Bellevue Hospital's
Emergency Medicine Department in New York City.
Natalie Linton '14, a Spanish major, is working on documentaries produced by Brooklyn-based
Skylight Pictures, whose films aim to get people involved in activism for international
Emma Liss '14, a psychology major, is working in Boston University's Child Language
Lab, using eye-tracking technology to study how young children learn and understand
William Makepeace '14, a dual major in anthropology and business, is joining Dasra,
a strategic philanthropy foundation in India focused on helping the urban poor.
Emma Mohrmann '14, a theater major, is joining the wardrobe department of the Berkshire
Theater Group in Pittsfield, M.A.
Caroline Pinkowish '15, a neuroscience major, is working in the Alzheimer's Research
Laboratory at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research in Manhasset, N.Y.