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Kellen McLaughlin ('24) says he recently learned there’s only one way to fix a pothole.

“If there’s a pothole in the ground, there’s not a Democrat or Republican way to fill that pothole. You just fill it.”

McLaughlin learned that quote from a policymaker in the Biden Administration during his White House internship this spring where he helped with the rollout of significant legislative measures. 


Sandra K. Mathews, PhD, is this year's recipient of the university's top teaching award, the Margaret J. Prouty Faculty Teaching Award.

One nominator says, “She challenges my view of the world and encourages me to seek the truth of history… Mathews also pushes students to take responsibility for their own education and encourages them to be their best.”