Sofia Ascorbe graduated from the University Honors Program in 2014 with a B.A. in English Literature and Philosophy. As an undergraduate, Sofia spent two semesters interning for the Milwaukee Justice Center at the Milwaukee County Courthouse, an organization that provides legal aid to low income residents. She also aided refugees in their transition to American life with her work at the Pan-African Community Association in Milwaukee.
Sofia received a fellowship to attend the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she is in her second year. She was elected Vice President of Academic Affairs for the Student Bar Association (SBA), and serves on the Latino/a Law Student Association (LLSA) executive board as their Legal Community Liaison. She is also a member of the law school's Mock Trial team. During the summer of 2015, she worked as a student attorney for the Wisconsin Innocence Project, working with a team to exonerate a wrongfully convicted man after submitting legal arguments to the court.
An article was written about the exoneration in the Journal Times online
Aarti Bhatt graduated from the Marquette University Honors Program in 2008 and the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2012. She is currently in the Pediatric Residency Program at the University of Minnesota. Her interests are in global health global health/tropical medicine and public health/urban underserved care. She plans to pursue a fellowship in infectious disease or HIV medicine and hopefully work abroad for some portion of her career. She chose Minnesota for its robust pediatric program and the strong faculty presence and because Minneapolis has a large immigrant/refugee population which creates many opportunities and resources available for global health education and experience.
Ashley Hinkamper Dietrich graduated from the University Honors Program in 2012 and is currently on a pediatric inpatient rotation at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. She graduated with a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences and a minor in Psychology and was President of both Marquette Global Brigades and Club Tennis. She was a tutor and an an Anatomy TA for Gross Anatomy.
The Journal Sentinel highlighted Ashely in a recent online article, The Course of their Lives.
Natalie Campbell-Owen graduated from the University Honors Program in 2011 with a B.A. in Secondary Education and Writing-Intensive English. In summer 2011 Natalie was a recipient of an Honors Program summer research grant and a Women’s and Gender Studies fellowship, which funded her to travel to Uganda to examine prevalent educational theories in the classroom. Through the Office of Residence Life at Marquette, Natalie served as an RA for Honors students. Natalie is now working in El Salvador, evaluating study-abroad programs in universities and language schools and hosting international travel groups for the National Registration Center for Study Abroad.