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  • Reflections of a Former Refugee Resettlement Caseworker

    by Chris Opila MB17 Editor’s Note: In our Spring 2018 Newsletter, Michael Becker SP08 TA13, wrote about Telluriders  working in the area of immigrant rights. You can read the article here. Post publication, we reached out to Michigan Branch member Chris Opila, who is a......

  • Banking on Faith? Mansfield-Wefald Winner Writes on Islamic Banking and Financial Innovation

    This spring’s Mansfield-Wefald Senior Thesis Prize was awarded to Cengiz Cemaloglu SP13. Cengiz shares an abstract of his thesis below, which will be of particular interest to economists, anthropologists, political scientists, and others.  What role do banks play in society? Can nations and religions systematically......

  • Moving Towards Less Meat Consumption

    By Joaquin Brito Jr. CB17 TA18 As the climate continues to change, how we transform ourselves, our communities, and society towards sustainable practices will be a hot (pun intended) topic of conversation. Last year at CBTA, we continued engaging in conversations and initiatives of environmental......

  • Urban Appalachian Oratorio

    by Nate May MB07 In April 2014 I was working as a high school math teacher in Fayette County, West Virginia, when I accepted an offer to begin a master’s degree in music composition in the coming fall at the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati.......