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English majors are making a difference at the University and in surrounding communities.
Majors of the Month: Lisa Tolles and Lisa Vang
about Majors of the Month: Lisa Tolles and Lisa Vang
Community internships led these two creative writing minors to edit and publish a literary magazine of high school students' work.
Major of the Month: Mica Standing Soldier
about Major of the Month: Mica Standing Soldier
This senior is using skills honed in English to change the world.
Major of the Month: Henry Zurn
about Major of the Month: Henry Zurn
This Poli Sci double major aims to serve Minnesota in elected office.
Major of the Month: Dylan Scott
about Major of the Month: Dylan Scott
"Critical thinking isn't a fad," declares the Minnesota Daily Editor-in-Chief re: majoring in English.
Major of the Month: Laura Schmidt
about Major of the Month: Laura Schmidt
Her ideal job? Luring people to the theater, says this English-Strat Com double major.
Major of the Month: Martha Amdahl
about Major of the Month: Martha Amdahl
Get to know your peer advisor, a pre-law student who recommends reading Shakespeare "because his influence is everywhere."
Major of the Month: Ryan Christopherson
about Major of the Month: Ryan Christopherson
Want to gain writing skills and confidence? Go to professor office hours, advises this peer counselor
Major of the Month: Anna Posbergh
about Major of the Month: Anna Posbergh
Wooed by Shakespeare, this pole vaulter swung from CSE to CLA (but kept a foot in STEM with a minor in mathematics) (plus coaching).
Major of the Month: Yena Lee
about Major of the Month: Yena Lee
This senior Psych double major recommends English for its small class sizes and peer interaction.
Major of the Month: Alyssa Martin
about Major of the Month: Alyssa Martin
Presenting at the English Undergraduate Conference was "amazing," says this double major in history.
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