Khyra Stiner studies experiences of enslaved people

Khyra Stiner studies experiences of enslaved people

In her Junior Summer Fellowship project, Khyra Stiner ’21 will capture the experiences of enslaved people by telling their harrowing stories. She said she intends to use poetry and photography to educate others about the extraordinary experiences of Black people in American history. She also said she hopes her work will shed light on the […]

Grace Shin researches Alaskan climate change

Grace Shin researches Alaskan climate change

Grace Shin ’21 examined the impacts of climate change on Native Alaskan communities this summer as part of her Junior Summer Fellowship. Shin planned to travel to Alaska to do research and interviews in person; however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she was unable to physically travel, so her experience was conducted entirely online, creating […]

Evie de Rubertis studies women in art

Evie de Rubertis studies women in art

Evie de Rubertis ’21, one of the seven recipients of the Junior Summer Fellowships, used her resources to explore the history and evolution of women in art and examine how these feminist works relate to her. “I’ve never really studied something that I wanted to,” de Rubertis said. “I’m really into feminist-focused artwork. A lot […]

Jonathan Cosgrove looks at how cuisine unites the Middle East

Jonathan Cosgrove looks at how cuisine unites the Middle East

As a recipient of the Junior Summer Fellowship, Jonathan Cosgrove ’21 opened dialogue between chefs from Israel, Palestine and the United Arab Emirates through his podcast “Chef to Chef.” Cosgrove said he hopes his project will allow him and others to learn more about how food brings people from different nations together. Cosgrove explained what […]

Emma Limor studies Middle East, North Africa

Emma Limor studies Middle East, North Africa

To pursue her interest in the development of Arabic language and culture, Chronicle Opinion and Business Editor Emma Limor ’21 spent the summer studying the similarities and differences of six Middle East and North African (MENA) countries. After taking Middle East Studies at the Upper School and serving on the Muslims and Jews Inspiring Change […]

School selects 7 applicants for summer abroad fellowships

Seven students will travel abroad this summer as recipients of HW Go! Student Summer Fellowships. The program supports projects designed by students to investigate the histories and traditions of foreign countries to promote students’ cultural persepctive and global responsibility. Alison Oh ’19, Carmen Levine ’17 and Alitzel Villanueva ’17 received Latin-American and Iberian Studies Fellowships. […]