Student Successes: Early Fall 2023

POLS PhD Student, Ahmadullah Archiwal, had a poster presentation with his coauthors at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Conference in Washington DC over the summer. Their paper was titled “Journalism Under the Taliban: Understanding the Lived Experience of Journalists in Afghanistan.” 


POLS PhD student, San Lee, published her book review of The Virtues of Vulnerability: Humility, Autonomy, and Citizen-Subjectivity in Volume 3, Issue 1 of Philosophy and Global Affairs. 


IIREP MA Student Ryan Bastidas published “Coffee and Communism” in Black Issues in Philosophy Blog of the American Philosophical Association (May 9, 2023). 


Ariana Bahavar (’24 CLAS) and Jola Bufi (’24 CLAS) are among this year’s Cohort 5 of BOLD Scholars. The BOLD Women’s Leadership Network is a pioneering program cultivating courageous leadership in young women during the college years and beyond. BOLD focuses on facilitating opportunities for women’s career development and networking through scholarship funding, programming, and post-graduation fellowships. 


Lily Adamo (’24 CLAS) was cited in UConn Today about the transformative impact of Environmental Corps (E-Corps) Program on her personal and professional growth. 


Letian Sun (’26 CLAS) worked for New York State Senator Cooney this past summer.