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Student Spotlight: An Interview with Maria Beatriz Rocha

August 12, 2020
This past July, Northwestern Buffett sat down with undergrad Maria Beatriz Rocha (Weinberg, ’22) to discuss her experiences navigating the coronavirus pandemic as an international student. Originally from Portugal, Maria majors in Neuroscience and Global Health and is involved with numerous organizations and activities across campus, including Northwestern’s International Student Orientation. In our discussion Maria recounts her experiences adjusting to online classes; her journey back home to Portugal; her involvement in planning the first virtual iteration of International Student Orientation; and coping with the uncertainty of returning to the US in the fall. Read the full interview here.

Aghia Sophia and a Reckoning with History

July 27, 2020 – from Platform
Article written by the Buffett Institute's Keyman Program Director İpek Kocaömer Yosmaoğlu on the history linked to Aghia Sophia’s recent reconversion, current implications in Turkey and U.S. parallels is now available on Platform.

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