2012 Scholar

Claire Campbell
Furman University

Claire Campbell
Claire is a junior earth and environmental science major at Furman University. Claire spent three years interning at Oak Ridge National Laboratory studying local biodiversity and ecosystem responses to climate change. She hopes to pursue a master's and PhD in ecosystem sciences and biogeochemistry, and work as a consultant for environmental policy makers. At Furman, Claire coordinates a first-year residential living-learning community with focuses in sustainability and poverty studies. Also a member of Furman’s Environmental Action Group, Claire collaborates with fellow classmates on sustainability initiatives throughout her campus community. Her bucket list includes learning sign language and visiting every national park.

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