Kana Walsh: High Schooler Works Toward Changing the World

By Leslie Cranford (“TTU K-12 High Schooler Works Toward Changing the World, Part 2 of 2,” Texas Tech U Newsletter, 11 Nov. 2020).

In the September issue of “Wherever You Are” TTU K‑12 introduced you to Kana Walsh. Here’s the rest of her story, but we’re certain she’ll be doing and creating more exciting things in the future!

Kana Walsh spends much of her time involved in projects to make the world a better place. One of them is advocating for the Day of the Girl, recognized globally each year on Oct. 11. The other is taking part in Model United Nations competitions in the U.S. and in Geneva, Switzerland.

Kana is an American Red Cross National Outreach Coordinator.

Without a flexible school situation, Kana says she would not have the free time to pursue endeavors that are important to her.  Continue reading

Library of Congress 2021 Junior Fellows Summer Internship – Deadline 11/30/20

Nov. 17, 2020

Press contact: Deanna McCray-James (202) 707-9322, demc@loc.gov
Public contact: Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program, juniorfellows@loc.gov

Library Seeks Applicants for the 2021 Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program

The Library of Congress is seeking applicants for its next Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program, which will run from May 24 – July 30, 2021. This 10-week paid internship is open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning and conducting research at the largest library in the world. For the second year in a row, the internship will be conducted virtually.

The deadline to apply is Monday, November 30, 2020. Students can learn more information or apply to the program by visiting loc.gov/item/internships/junior-fellows-program/Continue reading

Season’s Greetings from Maile & Keani

Season’s Greetings from Maile, Keani, and ‘ohana. Photo courtesy of Westside Stories. Click image to enlarge.