Andres Avalle, a Fox-Clark Civic Scholar from Manchester, VT, is double majoring in systems science and engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and economics and strategy in the College of Arts & Sciences. He is interested in working with the St. Louis Land Reutilization Authority to inform future legislative advocacy surrounding the use of vacant land in St. Louis.
Molly Brodsky, a Stern Family Civic Scholar from Fair Lawn, NJ, is double majoring in anthropology: global health and the environment and women, gender, and sexuality studies in the College of Arts & Sciences. She intends to facilitate activities and discussions with religious community members passionate about gender-inclusive spaces to build foundations for true openness and connection.
Caitlin Cheeseboro, a Fox-Clark Civic Scholar from Woodbury, MN is majoring in political science in the College of Arts & Sciences. She hopes to work with individuals re-entering the community from prison, helping meet basic needs, find employment, and maintain freedom.
Michael Collins, a Fox-Clark Civic Scholar from Zionsville, IN, is double majoring in chemistry and Chinese language and culture in the College of Arts & Sciences. He hopes to partner with local elementary and middle schools to develop a curriculum that focuses on positive education of gender roles and gender relations.
Claudia Evaristo, a Fox-Clark Civic Scholar from Athens, GA, is double majoring in anthropology and biology in the College of Arts & Sciences. She plans to work with the organization Casa de Salud to better understand how issues of domestic violence and sexual assault are impacting the Latin@ community in St. Louis.
Ishak Hossain, a Bob and Gerry Virgil Civic Scholar from Tulsa, OK, is double majoring in biology and anthropology: global health and the environment in the College of Arts & Sciences. He hopes to learn more about connecting individuals to medical care through prescription drug recycling programs.
Assiatou Jallow, a Fox-Clark Civic Scholar from Detroit, MI, is double majoring in entrepreneurship and marketing in the Olin School of Business. She wants to explore urban economic development and to provide business knowledge to small businesses.
Wesley Jenkins, a Seiden Family Civic Scholar from Nashville, TN, is double majoring in political science and American culture studies in the College of Arts & Sciences. He hopes to document the police’s use of Crisis Intervention Training to encourage widespread adoption of the training.
Anna Noronha, a Fox-Clark Civic Scholar from Lake Forest, IL, is majoring in biomedical engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science and minoring in Spanish. She hopes to examine the barriers limiting access to medical services for immigrant communities in the United States.
Karthik Rohatgi, a Fox-Clark Civic Scholar from Reno, NV, is majoring in mathematics and a member of the Honors Program of Statistics in the College of Arts & Sciences. He plans to focus on issues relevant to food deserts, particularly nutrition education and access to farmers’ markets.
Nathan Stanfield, a Cantor Family Civic Scholar from Milton, MA, is majoring in architecture in the College of Arts & Sciences. He intends explore turning vacant lots into self-sustaining community gardens.
Madeline Stewart, a Dr. Margaret A. Olsen and Dr. Joseph N. Marcus Civic Scholar from Boston, MA, is majoring in chemistry and minoring in anthropology in the College of Arts & Sciences. She is interested in exploring end of life medical care.
Sarah Vaughen, a Mary and Tom Stillman Civic Scholar from Champaign, IL, is majoring in cognitive neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences. She is hoping to partner with Spring Initiative in Clarksdale, Mississippi, an established after-school program that provides summer activities, to address unhealthy eating habits among the students.
Cole Warner of St. Louis, MO, is majoring in American culture studies and minoring in biology and philosophy in the College of Arts & Sciences. He plans on working with the Zen Hospice Project to gain clinical and volunteer experience.