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    Graduate Blum Scholars Presentations

    Friday, January 26, 2018
    3:00-5:00 p.m.
    Humanities 1, Room 210

    Please join us for presentations by our 2017 UCSC Blum Scholars. Blum Scholar grants are awarded to highly motivated students to pursue community-engaged research either domestically or abroad related to poverty alleviation, social enterprise, and participatory governance.  Five of our 2017 graduate Blum Scholars will discuss the goals of their innovative projects, key outcomes, and insights gleaned from their summer research.  Refreshments provided! 

    Scheduled Presentations 

    Dahyeon (DJ) Jeong, Economics
    Creating Labor Markets in Rural Tanzania: Information Frictions and Credit Constraints

    Halie Kampman, Environmental Studies
    Homegrown nutrition: exploring the potential for women's community gardens to reduce undernutrition in The Gambia

    Monica Mikhail, Anthropology
    Belonging and Care: Faith-Based Humanitarian Aid in Postmulticultural Bolivia    

    Eilin Francis, Economics
    Repayment Contracts, and Savings Constraints: An Experiment in Malawi   

    Uriel Serrano, Sociology
    Empowering Black and Latino Young Men Though Transformative Programming