Geoffrey Heck

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Geoffrey Heck

Geoff was born in Carbondale, Illinois and moved to Zionsville, Indiana in 2012. He is a sophomore interested in studying International Studies with a concentration in Diplomacy, Security, and Governance. He is also pursuing a minor in French Language and Culture and plans to study abroad in France during his undergraduate career at Indiana University. His passion for domestic and global affairs has led him to become involved in various campus advocacy groups such as the Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA). After he graduates, he hopes to conduct international research in the French-speaking world. In his free time, he enjoys spending time at coffee shops, reading about the news, watching movies, spending time with friends, and learning new recipes to cook from.

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Curious about WCSN Projects? Let Senior Mistee Saylor Tell You Her Experience

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The Walter Center Success Network recently launched a new feature — WCSN Projects. This new feature allows College of Arts + Sciences students work directly with College alumni on various projects so the student can gain valuable new skills and work experience. …

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Senior Jacob deCastro uses Journalism Skills on Capitol Hill

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Senior Jacob deCastro is from Indianapolis and is majoring in journalism with a concentration in public relations. Not only that, but he is also pursuing certificates in Liberal Arts and Management (LAMP) as well as Political and Civil Engagement. DeCastro …

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Sophomore Justin Romer Gets Involved in Politics for the Borgen Project

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Justin Romer is a sophomore at IU pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a minor in creative writing. Justin is passionate about social movements and international advocacy, which can be seen through his academic concentration in Human …

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Curtis Ashton (’05) Says “Make the Most of the Opportunities that Come your Way”

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Curtis Ashton graduated from Indiana University in 2005 with a Dual Masters in Folklore and Library Science. Since leaving Indiana, Ashton did fieldwork at ethnographic museums in Beijing, China. After working there, Ashton returned home to Utah where he says …

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Senior Sofia Hay Interns for Congresswoman Gwen Moore

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Sofia Hay is a senior at IU majoring in Political Science with a minor in Sociology with a certificate in Political and Civic Engagement. Last Spring, Sofia was fortunate enough to secure an internship in Washington D.C. for the House …

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Junior Ruhan Syed Learns Campaign Management and Political Consulting at the Blue Lab

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Ruhan Syed is a Junior at IU, studying Political Science, Business Management through the Liberal Arts Management Program (LAMP), and Islamic Studies. Alongside this, Ruhan is involved in multiple organizations on campus such as the IU Student Government, where he …

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Senior Kiki Lin Advocates for Immigration at the National Immigration Forum

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Kiki is from Logansport, Indiana, and came to IU to study Political Science. Here, Kiki has fostered her passion for wanting to help the immigrant community and to create public policy that concerns immigration. After graduation, Kiki plans on attending …

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Senior James Bassett interns in the Office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

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Not only is senior James Bassett studying political science, but he’s also minoring in communications and public advocacy with a certificate in political and civic engagement. He takes us inside his day-to-day life as an intern for the Office of …

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Junior Amna Ahmed Learns What it Really Means to Work at a Think Tank

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As a rising third-year student, Amna Ahmed worked remotely over the summer as a policy analysis intern for The Lugar Center in Washington, D.C. In their first project, regarding global food security, they assisted the center by updating an index …

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Senior Lauren David Researches Civic Engagement at the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education

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As a research assistant at the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education, Lauren David, a senior majoring in English and Political Science, learned how to navigate both the qualitative and quantitative sides of being a research assistant. 

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