• Headshot of Maria Kruger
    Getting to Know SU Staff: Maria Kruger

    Having previously worked as an internship coordinator at Southwestern, Director of Stewardship Maria Kruger ’91 reflects on what she calls “the spirit of Southwestern.”

  • Madeline Carrola '19
    Finding Home(s)

    For sociology and feminist studies double major Madeline Carrola ’19, the Southwestern Experience has informed her roles at organizations supporting individuals experiencing homelessness.

  • An Algerian flag flies over a crowd in Paris. Criezis says she was “obsessed with” the Algerian war for independence while studying abroad in France and for her capstone projects at Southwestern.
    Countering Terrorism through Research

    Meili Criezis ’17 publishes scholarship about extremist rhetoric, terrorist propaganda, and political violence.

  • Gilby graduated from Southwestern University on May 8, 2021.
    Rare Moments

    Transfer student and Sumners Scholar Emily Gilby ’21 shares her experiences working on political campaigns and as a legislative aide.

  • Breely Peterson ’20
    Holding Her Ground

    Sumners Scholar Breely Peterson’s first job out of college? Working as a deputy press secretary for a congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • The Capitol at night in fall 2020.
    An Uncertain Semester in DC

    Political science and environmental studies double major Keith Rupe ’22 makes the most of an anxiety-filled semester through public organizing in the nation’s capital.

  • Washington, D.C.
    My Summer in D.C.

    Conner Joyce ’19 spends his summer interning with the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs in Washington, D.C.

  • Alexis Dimanche ’20
    Thinking Ahead

    International student-athlete Alexis Dimanche ’20 is always planning for the future.

  • Sabrina Silva works as a curatorial intern for the International Center for the Arts of the Americas.
    Art History Student Wins Coveted Internship at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

    Sabrina Silva ’18 provided research and writing support for the International Center for the Arts of the Americas at the leading art institute.

  • Madeline Carolla '19 with Congressman Lloyd Doggett
    Why major in anthropology or sociology? Internship experiences!

    Madeline Carrola ’19 interns with Congressman Lloyd Doggett’s San Antonio District Office this past summer.