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Meet the Living-Learning Experience Faculty and Student Participants

elyse
Name: Elyse Krueger
Hometown: Lansdale, PA
Year: Sophomore
Major/minor: Neuroscience and Political Science
Favorite class taken in college: Constitutional Law
Best thing I’ve read in college so far: Not for Sale by: David Batstone
What I like to do: I love to read, hang out with my friends, and go for long walks. I enjoy anything where I can have a good time.
My favorite place/space: Anywhere I go with my friends or family, I know I’m going to have a good time and that I’ll always be at home.
Something many people don’t know about me, but if they did they’d understand me better: I always look for the bright side to everything; I am an eternal optimist.
Name:  Brett Fadem
Hometown:  West Caldwell, New Jersey
Year:  Faculty
Subject:  Physics
Favorite class taught: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
Best thing I’ve read recently:  “Birth of an Empire” by Conn Iggulden
What I like to do:  Teach physics, do physics, spend time with my family
Favorite Place: Sydney, Australia
Something many people don't know about me, but if they did, they'd understand me better:  Multitasking is not my friend
Karissa
Name:Karissa McCarthy
Hometown:  Hackettstown, NJ
Year: Sophomore
Major:Sociology
Favorite class taken in college:Introduction to Sociology
Best thing I’ve read in college so far:Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
What I like to do:I enjoy reading, running, swimming, watching movies, traveland cooking. I especially like going out for Indian and Thai food.
My favorite space:My family kitchen. It’s where everyone congregates and my Mom has passed on her love and talent for creating great food to my sisters and me.
Something many people don't know about me, but if they did, they'd understand me better:I’m a pretty observant and reflective person, which I think people often initially mistake for shyness
Margaret
Name: Margaret Vallone
Hometown:  Rye, New York
Year: Sophomore
Major/minor: Biology/Public Health
Favorite class taken in college: Learning and Behavior
Best thing I’ve read in college so far: A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L'Engle
What I like to do: Creating recipes and cooking, nutrition and holistic health, yoga, kayaking, reading, taking pictures, listening to techno, plenty of adventures, learning about the world from various angles, sharing life with people, and reflecting.
Favorite Place: My favorite place changes.  At the moment, my favorite place is Venice Beach, California, at 10:00AM, on Tuesday, August 18th, 2009.  The beach was quiet and perfect for walking.  Attached to place is time because places change with time and so do their meanings.
Something many people don't know about me, but if they did, they'd understand me better: Most of my values come from my attempts to adopt a Buddhist way of life.
eva
Name: Eva Visser
Hometown: The Hague, the Netherlands
Year: Junior
Major/Minor: Business major
Favourite class taken in college: Spanish
Best thing I’ve read in college so far: Intercultural sensitivity
What I like to do: I like to watch movies, do fun stuff with my friends, shop and go to the gym.
Something many people don’t know about me, but if they did they would understand me better: ‘I’m a daydreamer’