Laura Newman

News intern
Laura is a junior at Duke University, with a major in history and a minor in political science.

She has a strong interest in journalism and writes for The Chronicle, Duke’s daily newspaper. She was associate editor for the city/state department last year, primarily covering North Carolina education and legal cases. Laura is also associate editor for Eruditio, Duke’s undergraduate humanities journal.

In addition, Laura is interested in international affairs. She is half-French and half-American and grew up primarily in France and Hungary, attending American International schools. Last semester, Laura studied abroad in Florence, Italy, improving her Italian and studying history and photography.

She plans to pursue work with nonprofits, journalism and international affairs after college.



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