It is 2017, and social media is an inescapable fact of life. But amidst the dizzying stream of Snapchats and tweets, Instagrams and influencers, we often struggle to understand how this technology implicates our sense of self — and our relationship to the wider world.
During spring break in 2017, 20 students trekked to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore to learn more about human rights and technology. Major stops included the Baltimore Sun, the Verizon Innovation Center, and the Federal Trade Commission.
Jarren Santos ’17’s journey to a master of public health degree included an innovative science program, faculty-mentored advanced projects, a tour to meet alumni in data analysis and technology, off-campus research, and a cooperative degree program.