2010 Scholar

Charles M. Zhu
Yale University

Charles M. Zhu
Charles is an environmental studies major at Yale University. He has been active with environmental advocacy efforts and Dwight Hall, the Center for Public Service and Social Justice at Yale. He has conducted research on desire for car ownership, proposed legislation in city hall, and helped start a bike-sharing program at school. He is passionate about working to improve the environment and more generally, society as a whole. In his spare time, he enjoys playing folk music, swimming, and biking. His favorite author is Henry David Thoreau.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar


Honorable Mentions