Whitacre receives Distinguished Senior Award of International Studies

Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

University of Evansville student Alexis Whitacre has been awarded the 2017-18 Wesley T. Milner Distinguished Senior Award of International Studies Program. This honor is awarded annually to the outstanding senior majoring in international studies.

The award is named for the former director of the International Studies Program, Wesley T. Milner, in honor of his dedication in the IS program at UE for over two decades.

Whitacre has concentrated her studies in international studies and anthropology. She is interested in human rights and refugee issues and has studied abroad in England and Morocco. She has been a teaching intern and assistant for professor James Berry’s Anthropology 200 World Prehistory course this spring semester.

Whitacre will be pursuing a PhD degree in Refugee Studies at Indiana University this fall. 

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