Congratulations to International Studies majors Kristi Rhead ’18, Sami Ayele ’19, and Kelsey Ko ’19 who each received one of the prestigious Provost Undergraduate Research Awards (PURA). Kristi will be working with Professor Sara Miglietti from the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures on her project “What can art do for tolerance? The Case of the Tree of Hope in Marseille”. Sami will be researching “Ca Tue Le Temps: Evaluating youth participation among the Sengalese Murid” with Dr. Sydney Van Morgan, Director of the International Studies Program and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology. Kelsey will be working with Professor Erin Chung from the Department of Political Science on “Asian American Identity in the Black and White Racial Moment: A Baltimore Case Study.” We look forward to seeing their research!