The path to diplomacy

Stanislas Phanord, a senior studying polit­ical sci­ence, has been accepted into the Rangel Grad­uate Fel­low­ship pro­gram, which aims to pre­pare recip­i­ents for careers in the For­eign Ser­vice, and earned a Ful­bright Eng­lish Teaching Assist­ant­ship in France.

Stanislas Phanord

Students trade studying for service

Eleven stu­dents spent spring break vol­un­teering at the Peace­able Kingdom Retreat for Chil­dren, a Texas-​​based orga­ni­za­tion that pro­vides fun day camp expe­ri­ences for kids with spe­cial needs.

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3Qs: An engineer’s breakdown of a landslide

In the wake of the recent deadly mud­slide in Wash­ington state, Tom Sheahan, pro­fessor and senior asso­ciate dean for aca­d­emic affairs in the Depart­ment of Civil and Envi­ron­mental Engi­neering, breaks down the anatomy of slides and offers poten­tial pre­ven­ta­tive measures.

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Tweets of the Week: March 17–21

Reg­ular deci­sion accep­tance let­ters went out this week, and Huskies old and new took to Twitter to express their excite­ment for the Class of 2019. Here are some of our favorite tweets from Husky Nation.

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Tweets of the week: March 9–14

Stu­dent nom­i­na­tions, Senior Week events, teaching awards and the women’s bas­ket­ball pre­view video were among our selec­tions for tweets from the North­eastern com­mu­nity this week.

Romeo and Juliet on the Snell Library Quad

When healthcare gets personal

Marie Schulte-Bockum’s deci­sion to work on co-​​op at the Insti­tute for Health­care Improve­ment was fueled by her appre­ci­a­tion of Germany’s uni­versal health­care system, which helped save her sister’s life.

Marie Schulte-Bockum

On Spring Break, students spring into action

This week, 186 mem­bers of the North­eastern com­mu­nity will par­tic­i­pate in ser­vice projects in 15 com­mu­ni­ties across the U.S. and four other coun­tries for Alter­na­tive Spring Break—a week­long immer­sive living and vol­un­teering experience.

Everglades Alternative Spring Break