Anna will be attending the University of Chicago in the fall, with a prospective major in economics or public policy.
She enjoys learning about other cultures, playing tennis, and playing the piano. She hopes to pursue community outreach and social justice activities, ultimately building up to a career in the non-profit sector.
Theresa will be attending Michigan State University in the fall with a prospective double major in comparative cultures and politics and in journalism. She has a passion for traveling and recently traveled to Spain to participate in a cultural immersion program.
Alesa will be starting her undergraduate career this fall at the University of Southern California. At present, she intends to study communications with a pre-law track.
She enjoys learning about other cultures and religions, volunteering in the communities in which she lived, and spending free time with friends and family.
Johnathan has always been fascinated in studying how and why things work. He is currently following his dream of discovering why the cosmos operates the way it does and what makes systems work by pursuing a major in engineering science with an aerospace emphasis at Colorado State University.
Jessica will begin her undergraduate studies at Northwood University where she intends to study business. She hopes to work as a financial advisor. She is a very active person and enjoys running, skiing, volleyball, hiking, and canoeing.
She believes that a career in education will allow her the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young people, while providing me with a career that is not only challenging, but rewarding as well.
Melissa will be attending University of Maryland, College Park in the fall. She has not declared a major but has interests in government and politics and the sciences, and also hopes to pursue creative writing.
Melissa enjoys sports and was a member of her high school field hockey team. She also plays the violin, and spends her free time scrapbooking, swimming in the ocean, or hanging out with family and friends.
Julie will begin her undergraduates studies at Lebanon Valley College. She intends to major in biology and has immense interest in genetics research.
Julie enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle through music and sports. She enjoys playing the violin and was a member of the school soccer and basketball teams. She plans to continue playing soccer at the college level.
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September 19, 2017
by Susan Dutca
In an effort to modernize, Yale will no longer use the terms "freshman" and "underclassmen" and will instead adopt gender-neutral terminology, such as "first-year" and "upper-level students." University officials still anticipate students and faculty to use the old terminology, since they're "deeply ingrained in our everyday language and in Yale's history."
The new terminology can be found in the Undergraduate Regulations and the First-Year Handbook and is expected to appear in all Yale College's publications and communications by the start of the 2018-2019 academic year. The effort to phase out the older terminology is "a piece of a larger movement to reflect the diversity of college campuses" and also in part because the "two words in particular are gendered," according to Jennifer Keup, Director Of the National Resource for the First-Year-Experience and students in Transition. [...]
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by Susan Dutca
A bipartisan group of U.S House of Representatives and U.S. Senate lawmakers recently introduced a bill that would help homeless students and foster youth get the financial support they need for college. The bill would also remove other barriers to higher education, such as providing housing options, improving outreach, and streamlining the FAFSA to homeless and foster care students. [...]
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by Susan Dutca
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