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Eryn Star, '21, Works for Disability Rights Through Washington Internship

Eryn Star, '21

Eryn Star, '21
"When I began embracing my autistic identity and getting involved in disability rights, I didn’t know what I wanted to contribute and where my place should be," writes the sociology and English double major and Brown Honors Program and Ford Institute member. "This summer, the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) ended up being the perfect place for me to explore those questions."

Eryn Star, '21, Works for Disability Rights Through Washington Internship

Eryn Star, '21

Eryn Star, '21
"When I began embracing my autistic identity and getting involved in disability rights, I didn’t know what I wanted to contribute and where my place should be," writes the sociology and English double major and Brown Honors Program and Ford Institute member. "This summer, the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) ended up being the perfect place for me to explore those questions."

Court and Community: Sarah Brittan, '20, on Her Summer Internship

Albion College student Sarah Brittan, '20

Albion College student Sarah Brittan, '20

"This summer I interned in Michigan’s 44th District Court in my hometown of Royal Oak to gain a better understanding of the judicial system in Michigan," writes Brittan, a political science major and Ford Institute member. "I was surprised to learn that there are many ways our district court helps people in my community."

Craig Streu and His Chem Students Continue Looking for Light at Tunnel's End

Albion chemistry professor Craig Streu, '04, and his students

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Chemistry professor Craig Streu, a 2004 Albion alumnus, and his student researchers are on the cutting edge of developing light-responsive chemotherapy to battle different types of diseases, from arthritis to Alzheimer’s to perhaps the biggest obstacle of all—cancer.

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