The Super Power of Integrative Learning

An Interview with Jamila dePeiza-Kern '21 about charting her own botanical course.

“Knowing that everyone here is working to support my interests and needs feels like a super power!”

Senior Jamila dePeiza-Kern (Anthropology major, Landscape Studies minor,  Community Engagement & Social Change concentration) has woven a broad range of Botanical Garden experiences into the tapestry of her academic pursuits at Smith. Her advice to students who are curious about making the most of Botanic Garden opportunities is to “come visit, explore, reach out, and talk to the people who work here.”

Interview transcript (PDF)

Jamila dePeiza-Kern '21