Daily Archives: March 15, 2017

Cape Town

Perkins students Katie Lewis and Pavielle Jenkins blog about their experiences in Cape Town during this week’s Perkins immersion trip to South Africa:   Today was our first day in Cape Town, and all of us are in awe of … Continue reading

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Children of Soweto

Nicole Melki, a Master of Arts in Ministry candidate at Perkins, shares with us her experiences on an immersion trip to South Africa: “Our Children are our greatest treasure. They are our future.” – Nelson Mandela Music transcends when words … Continue reading

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Getting To Know the Court

An update from Amanda O., a first-year studying history and political science: I’m excited just to write about the past two days here! Yesterday we started our adventure by walking the National Mall, visiting the Washington Monument, and visiting the … Continue reading

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Reconstructing the Court

An update from Michael R., a senior majoring in political science and English:   It is axiomatic to say that architecture is an ennobling art form that helps people to live a better life by inspiring them through beauty. Part … Continue reading

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Thanks, Chief Justice Earl

An update from Destiny Rose M., a sophomore triple major in political science, English and philosophy, and double minor in public policy and international affairs and human rights: Today was our first day researching in the papers of the Justices, … Continue reading

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We’re Here!

An update from Emily Anne O., a junior double majoring in marketing and political science: Washington D.C. has welcomed us with a winter wonderland! We arrived in DC last night to a flood of warnings about a big storm that … Continue reading

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Justice Papers – First Dive

An update from Hailey B., a junior with double majors in Political Science and Public Policy, and minors in Business Administration and Law and Legal Reasoning: Yesterday I walked 10 miles. Today I walked through inches of snow. I also … Continue reading

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Exploring D.C.

Associate Professor of Political Science Joe Kobylka and the students in his Honors Program class “The Supreme Court Seminar” are spending six days in the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., doing research in the papers of former Supreme Court Justices. Each student has developed a unique research topic, question, and design, and will use the justices’ papers to find evidence to help answer the question and write a culminating original research paper. Continue reading

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