Student Spotlight

3 Questions with William Persing (MARS-REERS ’18)

William Persing on Lake Baikal in March 2016 while participating in the Serendipity-Russia program at the American Home in Vladimir, Russia.

3 Questions with Kerri Matulis (MARS-REERS ’18)

Preparing to Paraglide with fellow alum Andres Fernandez (MARS-REERS ’18) outside of Almaty, Kazakhstan in August 2017.

3 Questions with Laura Trimajova (MARS-REERS ’13)

Laura Trimajova (MARS-REERS ’13), pictured at the Presidential Palace in Bratislava, Slovakia, a few days before the coronavirus outbreak in late February 2020.

3 Questions with Stephen Szypulski (MARS-REERS ’15)

Stephen Szypulski watching President Bronisław Komorowski of Poland address Columbia University during the 2014-15 World Leaders Forum. What do you miss most about the Harriman Institute? Familiar faces of students and professors around the institute, sherry hours, social events, and spending the majority of my day on the 12th floor.

3 Questions with Jennifer Ginsburg (MARS-REERS ’19)

Jennifer Ginsburg in a photo from Mostar, Bosnia during her summer of doing thesis research in the Balkans. What do you miss most about the Harriman Institute? The people, the sense of camaraderie, and the academic atmosphere.
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