WJI Buzz - Bareebe, Cromartie, Laslo, Tamplin

May 20, 2011

Gerald Bareebe (Belz Fellow 09), is a Ugandan journalist and is one of nine students from Sub-Saharan Africa who won this year’s fully paid Belgian government scholarship to study for a master’s degree in governance and development at the University of Antwerp (Belgium). Bareebe is a graduate student at Makerere University and a reporter for The Daily Monitor. He can be reached at geraldbareebe@gmail.com.

Michael Cromartie (speaker 99-05, moderator 10-11) was interviewed by Dan Harris of ABC News for a story about the Faith Angle Forum Conference, which Cromartie directs. The bi-annual conference brings together a select group of nationally respected journalists and distinguished scholars for in-depth discussions of cutting-edge issues at the intersection of religion and public life. Watch the report here. Cromartie can be reached at crom@eppc.org.

Matt Laslo (05) finished an M.A. in government at Johns Hopkins University and had the opportunity to interview the NATO Secretary General after a speech given at the school. The resulting story was published in the Atlantic, and can be found here. Laslo has a B.A. from Covenant College and can be reached at mlaslo@gmail.com.

Melissa Tamplin (speaker 06) tells her story about the murder of her mother, for which her brother was charged and imprisoned, in this month’s issue of Marie Claire. Melissa’s women’s ministry, PURE, grew out of her experiences. The Marie Claire story tells much, but you can read the rest of Melissa’s story on PURE’s website here. Tamplin can be reached at melissatamplin@yahoo.com.

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