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  • Food rescue solutions are attainable, Vinson Fellow's review suggests

    To say that my research project as a Vinson Fellow took a few twists and turns would be an understatement! My project with faculty mentor Kris Sikes turned out much different than I thought it would.

  • Vinson Fellow finds slow reaction to Chinese Belt and Road Initiative

    As a Vinson Fellow working with Dr. Rusty Brooks at the Institute’s International Center this semester, I explored the effects of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) — the country’s multi-trillion-dollar mission to reroute global trade and ocean traffic while projecting its growing influence across the world.

  • Vinson Fellow's research to focus on updating assessor training program

    I was born in Brussels to Congolese parents and raised in Atlanta. Dealing with the push-and-pull of these varying cultures has shaped my interest in cultural differences, inequality and the experiences of underrepresented groups in the United States and abroad. Now, as a Vinson Fellow, I’ll get to investigate a topic that’s completely different from the direct community empowerment work that I have been involved in through nonprofits and student groups.