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Meet 2024 RBSI Scholar, Laika Jerome, Hofstra University

Political Science Now

She is majoring in political science and global studies and minoring in civic engagement, criminology, and philosophy of law. Laika Jerome, Hofstra University Laika Jerome is a rising senior and first-generation student at Hofstra University.

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Learn More About: No Money, No Problem? A Study of Money, Social Capital, and Electoral Success of Women State Legislative Candidates Across Racial/Ethnic Groups

Political Science Now

A Study of Money, Social Capital, and Electoral Success of Women State Legislative Candidates Across Racial/Ethnic Groups Kenicia Wright, Arizona State University Kenicia Wright is an Assistant Professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University.

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Meet DFP Fall Fellow, Matiana Parra, University of California, Berkeley

Political Science Now

She is interested in studying strategies for effective immigrant integration and attitudes towards immigrants in the states to which they arrive. She earned her Bachelor’s in political science from California State University, Los Angeles, and her Master’s in global studies from University of California, Berkeley.

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Bringing Personalized Learning to Scale in a Large Urban School District

Education Elements

Pathways can be viewed as magnet programs, innovative programs, career technical education programs, debate, dual enrollment, international and global studies, dual language programs, and advanced placement.

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‘Positive culture shock’ spells challenges and triumphs for Afghan teen students

The Hechinger Report

Lebanon High School, apart from her regular classes, she chose electives like global studies, business and political science — three of her favorite subjects. Nearly three years later, Mohammadi is preparing to enroll in an American university, something she had never planned.

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What happens when college students discuss lab work in Spanish, philosophy in Chinese or opera in Italian?

The Hechinger Report

Altering that national mindset can start on campus, but it takes serious effort, said Stephen Angle, director of the Fries Center for Global Studies at Wesleyan, which does not have a language requirement for all majors. The bad news? They’re still behind.

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The students disappearing fastest from American campuses? Middle-class ones

The Hechinger Report

Instead, she’s getting the middle-class tuition break — “I think that definitely helped me pick UVA” — and is now a double-major there in computer science and global studies of the Middle East and South Asia. UVA was her top choice, but “if I was going be in a lot of financial debt, that … would have discouraged me,” she said.