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12/23/2013
In the span of three days, I went from 25 degree F weather to 65 F, from craving hot chocolate in blistering D.C. cold to sipping my mother’s homemade smoothies produced with berries fresh from our humble orchard in sunny California. Talk about a jarring (yet welcome!) change of pace. This was my...
07/30/2013
We are happy to announce that fall 2013 Washington Fellow Tara Yarlagadda will be interning at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center (APAC)! Of the UCDC experience, Yarlagadda says: "I have been interested in the UCDC program since I attended an informational session during the first...
06/05/2013
Our spring 2013 Washington Fellows are back from the Capital. Read about their experiences below: Alana Baum Major: Peace and Conflict Studies and History Placement: OtherWords with the Institute for Policy Studies "I want to start off by thanking the Matsui Center for making my UCDC experience...
05/23/2013
We asked our fall Washington Fellows why they applied for the UCDC program and what they are looking forward to in the Nation's Capital. Here is what they had to say: Trinh Nguyen: "I hope to intern for a think tank or an advocacy group and research on how lobbying affects policy making. I've lived...
04/09/2013
We received an update from our other Washington Fellow, Alana Baum. Alana is interning at OtherWords with the Institute for Policy Studies. "Everything in DC is going great! The weather is finally warming up, which is very exciting. I'm really enjoying my internship and my classes. I've got great...

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