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Alumni Update

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    Alumni Update: Victoria Walker '15

    When life is calling, how far will you go? Victoria Walker '15 is in Chernigov, Ukraine serving in the Peace Corps. While in Ukraine she will be working with youth. In true anthropologist fashion Victoria reflects on her first weeks in the Ukraine: "These past couple days have displayed the theme of ready or not, […] More »
  • Laura Donovan

    Alumni Update: Laura Donovan '12

    Laura Donovan graduated from Wheaton College with a dual degree in Theater Studies, with a focus on costume design, and Anthropology. After working strictly theater environment Laura felt she was missing the cultural and historical research aspects of her Anthropology degree and she began searching for areas of study that would allow her to combine […] More »
  • Maggie

    Alumni Update: Maggie Yurgielewicz '15

    After graduating from Wheaton this Spring, Maggie Yurgielewicz '15 moved across the world. She was selected to be a part of the 2015 American Samoa World Teach Team. You can follow her journey as a new teacher in a rather enviable setting! More »
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    Around the World on a Watson! Alumni Update: Nana Asare '15

    All too often our students travel the world. Nana Asare '15 was awarded a Watson to look at grassroots public health initiatives around the world. Learning about how social entrepreneurs make a difference in the lives of others Nana hopes to understand the core of the Ubuntu philosophy he grew up on: "I am because […] More »
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    Alumni Update: Fulbright Scholar Savannah Tenney '14

    Savannah Tenney '14 began her year as a Fulbright Scholar in the Fall of 2014. She writes: "Coming to Taiwan, I felt incredibly prepared to teach. What I was not prepared for, however, was the language barrier I would face when communicating with my students and coworkers, especially when I was placed on a small […] More »
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    Alumn Update: Michelle Van Akin '13

    Michelle Van Akin '13 will graduate in June 2015 with a Master’s in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action from l’Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, also known as Sciences Po. According to Michelle, "the last two years have been It has been a grilling two years of intense studies and a six month long internship. The first year […] More »
  • Noel Manu '13

    Alumni Update: Noel Manu '13

      Noel Manu is currently completing her MPH program at Hunter College. She concentrating in Community Health Education, with a focus on Maternal, Child, Reproductive and Sexual Health.   For Noel, her interest in public health began in Anthropology courses focused on community. Thinking back on her experience at Wheaton, Noel writes: "Apart from studying about cultures, […] More »
  • Anne Galvin

    Anne Galvin to deliver Keynote at the 2015 Senior Symposium

    Dr. Anne M. Galvin '93 an alumna of our very own Anthropology Department will present this year's keynote address at the 33rd Annual Sociology Anthropology Senior Research Symposium. We are thrilled! Her talk entitled “Dynamic Social Worlds: A Reflection on Human Relationships and Social Scientific Research in Jamaica” is based on her ethnography, Sounds of the Citizens: Dancehall […] More »
  • Patrick Crane

    Alumni Update - Patrick Crane '14

    Patrick Crane '14, credits his anthropology major for his success as he heads to the UK to work for the English Lacrosse Association. More »
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    Alumni Update - Ashley Wich ’13

    Ashley Wich will return to Greece, where she studied abroad her junior year, to teach English in Athens. More »