Two CWRU students studying abroad in Australia named students of the month

Last semester, the Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University, named two Case Western Reserve University students Australia Students of the Month.

Julie Gilmer, student of the month for April, studied at James Cook University in Townsville, where she spent five weeks working at the Townsville Community Learning Center with students with intellectual impairments and other disabilities as part of her Principles of Assessment and Therapy Speech Class. Gilmer is a rising senior communication sciences and psychology major.

Kristen Zozulin, student of the month for June, studied at the University of Queensland, where she assisted in fieldwork, tagging antechinuses (marsupials) with microchips that could be later scanned for easy identification and population study. Zozulin is a rising senior systems biology major.

IFSA-Butler is a provider program through which Case Western Reserve University students can study abroad.

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