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A number of Park University students, faculty and alumni will be blogging throughout the summer and at times during the upcoming year. These individuals are studying abroad, completing internships and taking summer educational trips. Follow their stories as they blog about their exciting opportunities:
Tamera Jenkins, ‘09, and 2010-11 Student Fulbright Award recipient, has been accepted to the graduate program of the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia. She will begin her studies at SFU this fall and will conduct research on using restorative justice in federal correctional institutions. Check out her personal blog here.
Ryan Wagner, '09, has the sole 8-week summer internship at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, Maine, a museum that celebrates “Maine's maritime heritage and culture in order to educate the community and a worldwide audience about the important role of Maine in regional and global maritime activities." American maritime history is the focus of his master’s these at Buffalo (N.Y.) State University. Check out his blog here.
James Hodges, senior science history major, is completing a summer internship for the U.S. Department of State in Macedonia. Hodges will be in Macedonia from mid-June to mid-August. hereCheck out his blog .
Ann Schultis, director of library systems, and Tim Westcott, Ph.D., associate professor of history and Department of Social Sciences chair, is conducting a Holocaust tour through Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic, May 17-28, with Park University students. If Internet service is available, they will post journals on Wescott's personal blog here.
Steve Youngblood, associate professor of communication arts, will be directing and teaching a peace journalism project in Uganda in July. The program is aimed a preventing violence before, during and after the March 2011 Ugandan presidential elections. Youngblood will be blogging and posting podcasts, and multimedia materials here or on his personal blog here.