Sabbatical allowed Oleksiy Svitelskiy to kickstart two projects funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), and to expand his laboratory.
True to his discipline, Mark Stevick spent much of his sabbatical writing—in particular, starting a play and working on a book of poetry.
Sabbatical for Elaine Phillips meant trotting the globe—she conducted research and taught stateside, in England and in Israel.
From Estonia to Latvia to Lithuania, Mike Jacobs explored the potential for an international seminar in the Baltics during sabbatical.
The main objective of Jennifer Hevelone-Harper’s spring sabbatical was to turn a dream into a reality by beginning to write a book about medieval spirituality.
Shelby Sundling Lathrop ’96 won a Creative Arts Emmy for “Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media within an Unscripted Program” as supervising producer of “The Oscars: All Access.”
Freda Obeng-Ampofo is equally fluent in English and in Twi—the principal native language of the Akan lands in Ghana. Both languages are absolutely necessary for her work as press and information officer for the Delegation of the European Union to Ghana.
It’s rare to choose a vocation in high school and make it stick, rarer still for the vocation to center on a disease of the elderly. But that’s Tim Hohman’s story.
As a Christian in the media, Malcolm believes that journalism plays important roles that carry spiritual significance: telling the truth, promoting global understanding, shedding light in dark places and holding people in authority accountable.
“Being in the foster care system I wasn’t always able to see that the state or government was working for me. But now to be on the other end, knowing that there are senators and representatives fighting for these issues, has been important to see. In a way, it’s been a healing process.”