25 Years

ICGC Announces the 2017 Cohort of Scholars

The 2017 ICGC Scholars, the twenty-ninth cohort, will arrive for ICGC Orientation in August 2017.  The 12 new scholars represent eleven different departments within six colleges and schools at the University of Minnesota. They come from ten different countries and will be pursuing three Master's degrees and nine doctoral degrees. This exceptional group of students bring a wealth of intellectual energy, academic and personal experience and a shared commitment to understanding issues of social justice.

2017 ICGC Cohort

Harsha Anantharaman
CLA {Geography, Environment & Society}
India

Isaac Asante Wusu
CLA {Geography, Environment & Society}
Ghana

Anna Bokun
CLA {Sociology}
USA

Didier Bolanos
HHH {Master of Development Practice}
Colombia

Hea Seo Kim
CLA {History}
South Korea

Ericka Lara Ovares
SPH {Public Health Administration and Policy}
USA/Costa Rica

Xuan Hung Le
CLA {Political Science}
Vietnam

Nicholas Nyachega
CLA {History}
Zimbabwe

Eaint Thiri Thu
CLA {Master of Human Rights}
Myanmar

Redeat Tibebu
CBS {Plant Biological Sciences}
USA

Juliana Velez Gomez
CFANS {Conservation Biology}
Colombia

Hanna Wedajo
CEHD {Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development}
Ethiopia