Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein, 2015-16 Thanks To Scandinavia Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania

  Originally from Sweden, Benjamin is the recipient of the 2015-16 Thanks To Scandinavia Scholarship at the University of Pennsylvania. Benjamin is working towards his Ph.D. in History with a focus on East Asia and North Korea. Could you tell me how the TTS scholarship came about? It’s actually thanks to people in my university administration who have kept their eyes open for these opportunities. I became aware of the…

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Iliana Lazarova, Thanks To Scandinavia Scholar at Yale University

“Bulgaria’s air is dirtiest in Europe, study finds,” is not the headline any country would like to have on their record. But it sure allows for a great conversation with a Bulgarian native who studies environmental management and is passionate about solutions to environmental degradation. Iliana Lazarova, a 2014-15 TTS Scholar studying towards her Masters in Sustainable Development at Yale University, has the charm of ambition and is clear-eyed and…

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Julie Mangersnes, TTS Music Therapy Fellow

Julie is a TTS Music Therapy Fellow at The Louis Armstrong Center for Music & Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York.

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Katrine Jensen, Singer Scholar at Columbia University

Katrine Jensen, a TTS Scholar at Columbia University, is translating Hans Christian Andersen’s poems to English.

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