If you are interested in applying to become a member of the MSC L.T. Jordan Institute for International Awareness, come and join us to learn more!
Applications should be turned in to the student worker front desk of the Student Programming Office (SPO) of the Memorial Student Center (MSC 2240) by 5:00 PM on Friday, September 7th, 2018. Make sure your bio data and cover sheet are attached.
The application deadline has been extended to this Wednesday by noon. Applications can be dropped off in the Jordan Office, room 2293 of the MSC!
Joel Taylor is a Master’s candidate at the Bush School. Joel and his team traveled to 9 different districts in Uganda this past December to research on existing refrigeration and freezing practices for protecting and preserving perishable agricultural and pharmaceutical products. Through his experience abroad, Joel gained a better understanding of food logistics in East Africa as it relates to temperature controlled supply chains. Come hear about Joel’s experience and what he learned!
Leigh Ellyn Preston is a DrPH candidate in Epidemiology and Environmental Science at the Texas A&M School of Public Health. Leigh traveled to Quito, Ecuador to research the environmental health infrastructure issues and zoonotic exposures that potentially influence diarrheal disease in urban neighborhoods versus rural neighborhoods. While abroad, Leigh also had a goal to identify barrios on the islands of San Cristobal and Santa Cruz with higher incidence rates of parasitic infections. Come hear about Leigh’s experience and what she learned!