Month: <span>June 2015</span>

Student/Alumni Profile: Jenjira May Htoo

When she walked across the stage of the Wildcat Field House in May 2015 to receive a master’s degree, Jenjira May Htoo was a long way from the refugee camp in Thailand where she was born. A Karen refugee whose family came from the Karen borderlands between Thailand and what is now known as Myanmar, […]

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Mechanical Engineering Students Help Veteran

More than anything else, he’d like to golf again. Rick Yarosh of Windsor, N.Y., was deployed to Iraq in 2005. He served nine months until one day, in September 2006, his tank was hit by a makeshift bomb. The attack left him with terrible injuries. More than 60% of his body was badly burned, and […]

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