2008 Scholar

Iris E. Wilson
Kansas State University

Iris E. Wilson
Iris Wilson is currently a junior in geography at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. Iris grew up in Manhattan and graduated from Manhattan High School in 1994. After 10 years of being a wife and mother Iris decided to go back to continue her education. Iris' academic interests include Geographic Information Systems, climatology, and geography of the Midwest. Upon graduation she plans to attend graduate school and then work as a research scientist studying climate change.

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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