25 Years

ICGC Announces 2017 Cohort of Scholars

The 2017 ICGC Scholars, the twenty-nineth cohort, arrived for ICGC Orientation on September 1, 2017.  The 12 new scholars represent ten different departments within five colleges and schools at the University of Minnesota. They come from countries including India, Ghana, Colombia, USA, Costa Rica, South Korea, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Myanmar, and Ethiopia . 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 Anatharaman 
CLA {Geography, Environment, and Society}
India

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

Anna Bokun
CLA {Sociology}
USA

Didier Bolanos
HHH {Masters of Development Practice}
Colombia

Hea Seo Kim
CLA {History}
South Korea

Ericka Lara Ovares
School of Public Health {Public Health Administration and Policy}
Costa Rica

Xuan Hung Le
CLA {Political Science}
Vietnam

Nicolas Nyachega
CLA {History}
Zimbabwe

Eaint Thiri Thu
HHH {Masters of Human Rights}
Myanmar

Redeat Tibebu
CBS {Plant Biological Sciences}
USA

Juliana Velez Gomez
CBS {Conservation Biology}
Colombia

Hanna Wedajo
CEHD {OLPD}
Ethiopia