Mark DeMaria ‘17 Gains Career Perspective at UCLA’s Summer Film Production Intensive

At the age of 14, Mark DeMaria ’17 developed a fascination with the merging of computers and design, hybridizing the technical and the creative. This fascination, though, was never of the spectator variety. After a few years of years of experimentation and self-teaching, it has evolved into a passion.

Justin Hills ’14 Conducts Childhood Cancer Research at St. Jude

Justin Hills ‘14 recently completed the Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. The eleven-week program affords the opportunity for sixty students from across the country to interact with scientists and physicians in their related departments. As a senior in biology with a concentration in human biology, Hills plans to attend medical school after graduation.

Andriy Shymonyak ’15 Spending Summer Researching the Polarization of Ukraine

Andriy Shymonyak ‘15, a student in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Poole College of Management, is a recent recipient of theAtlantic Coast Conference Inter-institutional Academic Collaborative (ACCIAC) Creativity and Innovation Fellowship. Shymonyak is using his award to fund a two month research trip to Ukraine this summer. Shymonyak will spend time in the cities of Kharkiv, Kyiv, Lviv, and Odessa conducting interviews with professors and students to determine the causes of the increasing polarity in Ukraine,
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Alyssa D’Addezio ’14 to Participate in Fulbright Summer Institute in United Kingdom

posted 2011.06.01 The US-UK Fulbright Commission has announced that Alyssa D’Addezio ‘14 will participate in a Fulbright Summer Institute at Newcastle University. During the five-week program in England, D’Addezio will explore the culture, heritage, and history of the United Kingdom, while developing research and communication skills. The summer experience will allow D’Addezio to travel outside the United States for the first time. “While participating in the Fulbright program, I hope to better understand the rich culture of the United Kingdom,
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