Category Archives: Academics

VISIT TO: Yara and Ouakam fishing villages with Amadiou Diallo

Gary Engelberg (Director of ACI) contacted the man that supplies him with his fish, Amadiou Diallo, to take me around a couple of fishing villages in Dakar, Senegal. Gary gets his fish (thiouf, shrimp, etc.) from Amadiou about once a month and freezes it so that he will have the supplies he needs for preparing [...] Continue reading

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Independent Study an academic black hole?

I am well into my Independent Study (IS) Project on sustainable development in Senegal, West Africa. But, it seems that the 4-5 hours that I put into IS every day are being eaten up by an “academic black hole”. What … Continue reading

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Copeland Funding THANK YOU!!!

So, a while back, I wrote about how I was applying for Copeland Funding to enhance my Senior Independent Study Project. Well, after about two and a half weeks, I have finally heard back…and I am going back to Senegal, … Continue reading

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Sitting in Gault Library working on my Copeland Application!

So, I am taking a “break” from working on my Independent Study Project to write a short entry in my blog. Right now, I am working on my Henry J. Copeland Funding Application. The Copeland Funding is in honor of … Continue reading

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It is DEFINITELY senior year!!!!

I cannot believe that I am a senior in college! It really does seem like yesterday that I was sitting in my eighth grade science class or walking through Kauke Arch during New Student Orientation. Where has all the time … Continue reading

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Why the College of Wooster?

It seems like it was forever ago that my mom and I started the infamous ”college search” (which many of you that are reading this blog might be on). At times I was bored, but I knew when I liked something about … Continue reading

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Two more finals to go…

I turned in my French IS Monday afternoon; the title of it was “LA POSSIBILITE D’UNE SYNTHESE ENTRE LES ECOLES FRANCAISES ET LES ECOLES TRADITIONNELLES EN AFRIQUE: UN ANALYSE DE L’AVENTURE AMBIGUE ET L’ENFANT NOIR”…very exciting! It was such a load off … Continue reading

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ONE down, ONE to go!

I just finished making the cover sheet for my political science junior IS, titled: THE IMPORTANCE OF COLONIAL EXPERIENCE IN THE CONSIDERATION OF THE PERCENTAGE OF FOREIGN AID GIVEN TO FRANCOPHONE WEST AFRICA!!!! I took my final junior IS project to the writing … Continue reading

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gold name tag. orientation 2013. sga.

Today was such a busy day! I had classes (The US and China & International Political Economy) from 9-11am, work in the Admissions Office from 1-4pm, a meeting for regarding admissions interns from 4-5pm, a meeting for the New Student … Continue reading

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IS MONDAY!!!

IT’S FINALLY HERE, THE DAY WHEN ALL THE SENIORS MUST HAVE THEIR INDEPENDENT STUDY PROJECTS IN!!! The first day after spring break, all the seniors must have their Independent Study (IS) Projects in by 5pm to the Registrar’s Office. IS … Continue reading

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