Author Jasmine Burton-Akright '17

Jasmine Burton-Akright '17

Jasmine Burton-Akright '17 is a biology major from Tampa. She received a travel grant from the Dean Rusk International Studies Program to intern at the Fondation Claude Monet in Giverny, France this summer.

Dean Rusk Green bridge overlooking lilypad pond in Givenry, France

My summer experience was set in motion last fall, when I traveled with Davidson’s program based in Tours, France, and we made an excursion to the Fondation Claude Monet in Giverny, just over an hour northwest of Paris. With every passing minute, winding through the most amazingly beautiful garden I’d…