Kilachand News

Kilachand student Madeline Riddick-Seals (CFA’24) wins Kahn Award grand prize

A huge congratulations and shout out to Madeline Riddick-Seals (CFA’24) for being the Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Career Entry Award Grand Prize Winner! The Kahn Award finalists are chosen based on the students’ submitted proposals detailing how they would use the award to launch their careers, their concern for social issues, and their... More

Kilachand UROP Student Feature 

In the summer of 2023, Kilachand Honors College teamed up with UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program) to co-fund up to 10 students who have designed excellent Keystone Projects and who would benefit from a summer of work. Several Kilachand students were chosen for this funding opportunity; below we feature 3... More

KIP Student Feature – Diana Reno 

Diana Reno (Pardee’24) is an International Relations major on the Africa and the Middle East and Business and Economics tracks. During her 2023 summer internship she supported the collaboration between Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies, the State Department’s Bureau of Global Women’s Issues, and a local nonprofit to... More

KIP Student Feature – Alina Keshodkar 

During the summer of 2023, Alina Keshodkar (CAS’26, Political Science & Economics) participated in an internship at the Lehigh Valley Justice Institute, conducting research on the economic impacts of incarceration to its local communities. Keep reading to learn more about Alina’s summer and how this work helps inform social justice... More

KIP Student Feature – Isaac Killilea 

Isaac Killilea (Pardee ‘25) put their International Relations knowledge to work this summer in the MA Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, interning with the Environmental Justice Department. In this feature, Isaac tells us more about his internship and the relationship between environmental and social justice.   Q&A with Isaac... More

KIP Student Feature – Prerna Shankar 

Prerna Shankar (CAS’26) is a neuroscience major on the pre-med track and has a strong interest in public health. This past summer she interned with Minnesota Connect Aphasia Now (McCan), helping their team raise awareness for Aphasia and increase access to McCAN services.   Q&A with Prerna Shankar  Could you give us... More

KIP Student Feature – Sydney Aslan

Over the summer Sydney Aslan (CAS’26, Political Science) got the opportunity to intern with Chancellor Anne C. Martin in the Davidson County Chancery Court, Part II. In this feature, Sydney provides great advice about the importance of maintaining relationships and tells us more about her work in court. The photos below... More

KIP Student Feature – Nathan Clark

Nathan Clark (ENG'25) spent the summer working at Noblis and fulfilling social justice work through engineering. Noblis is an "independent, nonprofit organization with a proud tradition of serving federal clients objectively and with the highest caliber of scientific and technical excellence" with a mission to produce "work [that] makes an... More

KIP Student Feature – Anne Joseph

Anne Joseph (CAS’25) is majoring in Sociology and spent the summer working with New Roots AME Church in Dorchester, MA. In this feature, Anne shares different ways to participate in advocacy work and how important building and maintaining community is to social justice. The photo below shows Anne working a booth... More