Public Policy BDP student Anna Catherine Alvis interned with The Center for Equity and Adequacy in Public School Finance, Inc, better known as the Equity Center, where she gained experience in many areas of public school finance.
“I learned so much by simply being present in the Equity Center office – the people I worked alongside were absolutely incredible and they took the time every day to teach me something new.”
Major: Psychology; Communication Sciences and Disorders
BDP Certificate: Children & Society
Graduation Year: Spring 2017
Mary Louise Cantu, a Children & Society BDP student, joined Dr. Catharine Echols in the Language Development Lab to help initiate a research study on children’s perception of the credibility of accented speech.
“The most rewarding aspect of this experience has been to work closely with a professor and fellow research assistants in a group setting, which I felt uncomfortable doing before.”
BDP Certificate: Social Inequality, Health & Policy
Graduation Year: Fall 2016
Sunny Sandhu, pursuing a BDP in Social Inequality, Health & Policy, interned with University Health Services as the Sustainability Coordinator, developing and implementing a new sustainable waste model.
“This Connecting Experience showed me that social determinants of health, such as the environment in which a patient lives, impact health just as much as medicine.”
Briana Gray is a computer science senior who has worked on video and computer game design. Her experiences in the Game and Mobile Media Application program and the Bridging Disciplines Program in Digital Arts & Media have led to her involvement in creating several games, both in group projects and on her own. This work lies at the intersection of creative activity and research.