Truman Scholars in the News: August 2011


Chris Coons (DE ‘83), Senator from Delaware, led a subcommittee hearing on drought and famine in the Horn of Africa. Video: http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/HornofA

Russell Dallen (MS ‘83), President and Editor-in-chief of the Latin American Herald Tribune, was interviewed on Fareed Zakaria GPS. Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-epVSIbjMA

Sophie Rutenbar (TX ’05), contractor for USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives, was interviewed on 702 Radio (a South African news and talk station) about daily life in Juba, South Sudan, since the country marked its independence on July 9. Audio: http://www.pod702.co.za/podcast/bestofredi/20110811BESTREDI.mp3.

Warwick Sabin (AR ’97), Publisher of The Oxford American magazine, is running for the Arkansas State House of Representatives, District 33. Campaign Site: http://www.wsabin.org/

Ming-Jay Shiao (OH ’06), solar markets analyst with Greentech Media Research, was recently quoted by The Guardian. Article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/aug/15/solar-powered-homes-us

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