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Congratulations to three graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences who have been selected to receive Community Engagement Fellowships through the Carolina Center for Public Service this year.

Julianne Davis in the Department of Earth, Marine and Environmental Sciences received a fellowship for her project, Where did all the water come from?: Causes and consequences of extreme flooding in Alberta, Canada,” which she will complete in partnership with Barbara Grandjambe and Robert Grandjambe of the Mikisew Cree First Nation. Congratulations to her and her advisor on the project, Dr. Tamlin Pavelsky! (This project received funding specifically through the Mingma Norbu Sherpa Community Engagement Fellowship, which supports graduate and professional student field study and engaged research related to environmental issues.)

Maku Orleans-Pobee in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience received a fellowship for her project, “Black Americans’ experiences and needs recovering from psychosis and substance abuse disorders,” which she will complete in partnership with Thava Mahadevan at the Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health. Congratulations to her and her advisor on the project, Dr. Andrea Hussong!

Hannah Skjellum-Salmon in the Department of English and Comparative Literature received a fellowship for their project, “Come into the Black and Live: Black LGBTQ Re-Archiving of National Landscapes,” which they will complete in partnership with J. Clapp and Stormie Daie. Congratulations to them and their advisor on the project, Dr. Rebecka Rutledge Fisher!


You can read more about each of this cohort’s projects on the 2023 Community Engagement Fellowships website.


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