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In this video, Catherine Curran, Ursinus College Class of 2020, describes her post-graduate fellowship experience. Viewers are invited to watch introductory stories about farming and food systems across the United States and discover a creative path in life through a Quaker saying: "Let your life speak." The video serves as an educational resource for faculty/mentors and students who are applying to post-graduate opportunities.


Work completed during a Charles Rice Post-Graduate Research Fellowship.

The downloadable .mp4 video has a run time of 3:44.

A related research paper is available here.

"I'd like to share special acknowledgements to the Harold C. Smith Foundation for their support. I'm sincerely grateful for Christian Rice, Angela Upright and the late Charles Rice for providing this opportunity. I thank the farmers, activists, educators, leaders and more who supported me during this year. As well as professors, peers, and family for guiding me into this experience. To all, your patience, encouragement, and reverence proved enduring and resilient amid the COVID-19 pandemic."

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