Aspiring Doctor Laila Knio ‘17 Gains Perspective through Travel

Late film director Mike Nichols once said, “There’s nothing better than discovering, to your own astonishment, what you’re meant to do. It’s like falling in love.” For Laila Knio ‘17, a psychology major and French minor, a series of experiences over the past year sparked her desire to prepare for a future medical career. She hopes to help those in great need of medical care, both in the U.S. and overseas.

Katie Starr ’11 Gains Insight Into French Local Government System

Katie Starr ‘11 spent her summer learning about local government as an intern in the office of the mayor of Change, France. The mayor’s office was located in the town hall, an institution that functions as the most decentralized form of government for French citizens. “The differences between the French local government and American local government became apparent to me very quickly,” Starr says of her experience. “This internship provided me with a unique look into the French government system,
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