Josephine Lorya, a refugee from South Sudan, obtained her master’s degree at UW-Madison, thanks to the Odyssey Project’s life-long commitment to its students.
They enrich the Odyssey class with their varied perspectives, just as multicultural newcomers have always enriched America.
From Isthmus, this cover story explores how the Odyssey Project proves that the humanities can change destinies.
Emily Auerbach is recognized on the “M List” among innovative mentors and teachers who are creatively helping others to excel in the workplace or in school.
From Berea College Magazine, learn about the Odyssey Project’s Emily Auerbach and how her parents’ experience at Berea inspired her to found the Odyssey Project.
From The Capital Times, this cover story featuring an Odyssey alumna examines how low-income students overcome hunger, homeless and other obstacles to pursue higher education.
“Why would poor people want to read Plato?” a local reporter once asked Dr. Auerbach. To understand their motivation, one needs to hear the stories of Emily’s parents.
Odyssey student, Keena Atkinson went from sleeping in her car to graduating from UW-Madison in just six years.
NBC15 news anchor Leigh Mills interviews Emily Auerbach and Qu’Anna Caffey, a participant in the new Odyssey Junior program.
Odyssey Project’s Emily Auerbach is honored by one of the nation’s leading higher-education organizations for three decades of work expanding university access to more diverse populations.