Rebecca Heilweil (UScholars) Explores Dual Irish and Jewish Identity in the 20th Century

Rebecca Heilweil, a senior and University Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, spent this summer solidifying her future while looking into her past.

In June and July, while working in her hometown of New York City as a contributor for Forbes Magazine’s Technology section, Heilweil, a dual major in history and political science in the School of Arts & Sciences, was also able to begin research into her Irish and Jewish roots.

This exploration will serve as the basis for her presentations to the University Scholars and Wolf Humanities Forum undergraduate fellowships and will culminate in her honors thesis this fall.

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