Author Archives: Hannah Breshears

Mathias Bellaiche: Boats and Bumps from Girton College

Honors biophysics student Mathias Bellaiche is spending the 2012-2013 year studying abroad as a Libby Finch scholar at Cambridge University, in Cambridge, England.

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Postcard from Ecuador: Living Local with Katie Strike

Here I am grinding corn in the Ecuadorian Amazon with the Secoya community. Members of the community painted each of our faces to welcome us as guests for the weekend. Honors international relations student Katie Strike spent a semester brushing … Continue reading

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Lydia Thompson: Snapshot from Cambridge

Honors history student Lydia Thompson spent the 2011-2012 year studying abroad as a Libby Finch scholar at Cambridge University, in Cambridge, England.

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Stephen Bentel: Learning the Lingo in London

Honors international relations student Stephen Bentel spent the 2011-2012 year studying abroad as a Libby Finch scholar at the University College London, in London, England.

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Laura Neumann: On Rowing and Anthropology at Cambridge

Honors cultural anthropology and international relations double major Laura Neumann spent the 2011-2012 year studying abroad as a Libby Finch scholar at the University of Cambridge, in Cambridge, England. 

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Mac Stephen: A Cambridge Retrospective

Honors biology student Mac Stephen spent the 2008-2009 year studying abroad as a Libby Finch scholar at the University of Cambridge, in Cambridge, England. 

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Samantha Sigmon: On Becoming an Oxford American

Honors anthropology student Samantha Sigmon spent the 2008-2009 year studying abroad as a Libby Finch scholar at Oxford University in Oxford, England. “I like salt, don’t I?” two-and-a-half-year-old Bailey said, pondering over his chips. He is constantly chattering and ends … Continue reading

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An Essay on the Essay: Writing Tips and Quips for the Fellowship Application

  If you’re like most high school students, scholarship essays are the first time you’ve ever truly been asked to put yourself into words. The Honors College Fellowship application essay is a bit more specific in that it asks you … Continue reading

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Local Initiatives, Global Solutions: 5 Questions with Truman Scholar Mike Norton

Senior agricultural economics and poultry science double major Mike Norton was recently named a 2012 Truman Scholar. Most of the department was on hand to congratulate Norton and share some cake when the news was revealed, but the road to … Continue reading

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Postcard from Seville: Kelsey Ferguson

Honors economics and Spanish major Kelsey Ferguson spent the spring semester abroad in Seville, Spain where she studied economics, art, architecture, and of course, Spanish. Kelsey’s study abroad grant gave her the means to visit the Canary Islands, Ibiza, Morocco, Portugal, France, … Continue reading

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