The Society for Science & the Public published a profile of Christina Faust, detailing how winning the Truman Scholarship, along with two other prestigious fellowships, has allowed to her to travel around the world and conduct scientific research. Read the article.
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Saul Garlick (CO ’05), founder of ThinkImpact, published a piece in The Huffington Post, “Calling Extraordinary Young Entrepreneurs to End Poverty.” Read the full article.
The Delaware News Journal published a piece about U.S. Senate Candidate Chris Coons (DE ’83) that highlights his involvement with the Truman Scholar community. Excerpt: In 1983, Lane and Coons were awarded Harry S. Truman Scholarships through a federal agency set up in honor of the former president to recruit young people into a life […]
Oxford American magazine publisher Warwick Sabin (AR ’97) is a new director of the pragmatic nonprofit Center for a Better South, a Charleston, S.C.-based regional think tank that develops new ideas for thinking leaders. Sabin is publisher of the Oxford American magazine. In 2009, he was named to the FOLIO:40, a list of the 40 […]
Ted Deutch (PA ’86) was elected to represent Florida’s 19th District in the U.S. House of Representatives by a Special Election on April 13, 2010. Deutch is the first Truman Scholar to serve in the U.S. Congress. Click here to read Congressman Deutch’s biography.
Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza (NC ’09), published a piece in The Huffington Post entitled, “The End of Term Limits Means the Decline of Democracy in Sri Lanka.” Click here to read the full article.
Salmah Y. Rizvi (MD ’07) authored a piece, “The Defense Department’s Muslim Counterterrorists,” which was posted by the popular blog The Daily Beast. Click here to read the full piece.
U.S. Senate Candidate Chris Coons (DE ’83) was interviewed on NPR today. Click here to listen.
Kuong Ly (MA ’07) penned the following New York Times/International Herald Tribune op-ed piece: Justice Denied for CambodiansBy Kuong Ly, IHT Op-Ed ContributorThe New York TimesAugust 2, 2010 Last week, a U.N.-backed tribunal convicted Kaing Guek Eav, known as Duch, for war crimes in what was the first trial of a major Khmer Rouge figure. […]
In May, A New Leaf, a Mesa, Arizona-based social service organization, dedicated The Pat Gilbert Center. Pat Gilbert (AZ ’91), currently Chief Administrative Officer of the Marc Center of Mesa, previously served as a Senior Scholar at Truman Scholars Leadership Week and as a Board member of the TSA Board of Directors. From the organization’s […]