2010 Scholar

Steven J. Olikara
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Steven J. Olikara
Steven is a political science major at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research has centered on global environmental policy and clean vehicle technology. Steven is the student representative spearheading the new UW Campus Sustainability Initiative and directs the Sustainability Leadership Alliance, which is both a think tank and central conduit for student sustainability organizations. He also serves as the Chair of the Diversity Committee in student government and produces campus programming on the Big Ten Network. Off-campus, Steven serves on the Program Committee of Usher's New Look, an Atlanta-based youth empowerment nonprofit, and is an avid jazz musician.

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


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