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Truman Scholar Plans to Challenge Systemic Injustice in her Community

July 8, 2021

Yvonne Gay

Iesha-LaShay Phillips ’22 applied for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship because of its emphasis on public service and vast network of scholars motivated by a desire to create change. As a Truman recipient, she hopes to pursue a law degree that will allow her to have a deep impact in her community.
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The Transition From Student Senate to Washington, D.C.

December 8, 2020

Yvonne Gay

When he was growing up, Machmud Makhmudov ’15 noticed how communities from different parts of the world created lives that struggled, grew, and thrived alongside one another. That insight served him well as a policy advisor for the presidential campaign and stands to be an impression in his new role with the incoming Biden Administration.
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