Ambassadors U-Z

Faith Walker

photo of Faith WalkerHometown: Yellow Springs, OH
Class: Senior
Majors: Anthropology; Art and Architecture History (with minors in Archaeology; Museums & Society)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: excavated a 200-year-old village and talked to community members about how it interested them (USS)
    • studied abroad doing excavations in Ireland (Summer 2018; 2019)
    • event photographer for Department of Anthropology

Ethan Wallach

photo of Ethan WallachHometown: Potomac, MD
Class: Junior
Major: Political Science
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • politics and political science
    • automobiles and automotive industry
    • battery technology

Sophie Weyn

photo of Sophie WeynHometown: Shaker Heights, OH
Class: Sophomore
Major: International Studies (with a minor in French)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studying abroad in Morocco (Spring 2022); France (Summer 2022)
    • Global Studies Scholar in Prodesse Scholars Program
    • environmental work/awareness, running

Chloe Wheeler

photo of Chloe WheelerHometown: Dublin, OH
Class: Sophomore
Major: Psychology (with a minor in French)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studying abroad in Luxembourg (Spring 2022)
    • playing piano, singing
    • painting

Athena Williams

photo of Athena WilliamsHometown: Columbus, OH
Class: Senior
Majors: International Studies; Comparative Religion (with a minor in Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: impact of COVID-19 on global religious communities (with Dr. Hillel Gray)
    • studied abroad in Haifa, Israel (Spring 2020)
    • Black Student Action Association (President)

Bennett Wise

photo of Bennett WiseHometown: Warrenton, VA
Class: Senior
Majors: Journalism; Sport Leadership & Management
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied away with the NYC Media program
    • MU Athletics (Play-by-Play Broadcaster and Sideline Reporter)
    • Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity (Professional Chair)

Dan Wozniak

photo of Dan WozniakHometown: Elk Grove Village, IL
Class: Senior
Majors: Public Administration; Journalism
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • The Miami Student (Business Manager)
    • Miami Mock Trial
    • hopes to attend law school after graduating

Caitlin Wright

photo of Caitlin WrightHometown: Park Ridge, IL
Class: Senior
Majors: English:Literature; Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • studied abroad through Miami's Literary London program
    • Cyril Daddieh Award  (Department of Political Science)
    • Sigma Tau Delta Honors English Fraternity (Vice President)

Jett Young

photo of Jett YoungHometown: Amelia, OH
Class: Sophomore
Majors: Political Science; Social Justice Studies
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • Dean's list (Spring 2020)
    • College Democrats
    • volunteering through Alpha Phi Omega

Samson Zacate

photo of Samson ZacateHometown: Alexandria, KY
Class: Senior
Major: Chemistry (with a minor in Spanish)
Out-of-Classroom Experiences/Interests:

    • research: electrochemical reduction of CO2 via gold nanoparticle catalysts, functionalized by tetradentate porphyrin ligands
    • Miami Climbing Club (Executive Member)
    • playing piano/guitar