Student Stories Spotlight on: Nada Al-Thawr ’19 ”Mount Holyoke is indeed the homiest home away from home.” Spotlight on: Javeria Kella ’19 “Interacting with international students gives me a broader perspective of the world outside Pakistan, the world that does not exist on news channels.” Peacebuilding in Post-Conflict Liberia Beyond the classroom: Javeria Kella ’19 discusses her internship with Gbowee Peace Foundation in Liberia. Next stop: Great Britain Upasana Sharma '18: the first MHC student to win a General Course scholarship from the London School of Economics, will study British colonialism. Spotlight on: Lia Kapanadze ’17 “My views, perceptions, and opinions about the world have been turned upside down and inside out since my first semester here.” Aspiring MHC Peacebuilder Gets Front Row Seat In her pursuit of peace studies, Julia (Juli) Kellerbauer has thrown herself into nearly every global learning opportunity. Lessons from Cameroon For Olivia Lucas ’18, multilingualism was her gateway to a new culture and experience of identity. Learning Abroad, Becoming Intrepid Christina Elder ’18 began with a study abroad experience in New Zealand and then returned to that country for an internship studying addiction science. Looking back from the finish line Alheri Egor-Egbe ’17, who took part in the College’s 12th annual Stoling ceremony, honored a mentor who helped shape her journey. A Mount Holyoke Senior Sharpens Her Craft Miralva Gusmao was looking to hone her writing skills through an internship someplace altogether different from her Brazilian upbringing and her life here. What Costa Rica Taught Her Cat Lamond ’18 spent six months of her junior year at the world renowned Monteverde Institute (MVI) in Costa Rica.