Science Senior Spotlight: Victoria Whalen ’21

  • Victoria Whalen ’21
Victoria Whalen ’21 is graduating this month with a B.A in Biology and a B.A in Urban & Environmental Sustainability, as well as a minor in Law & Ethics. She will be attending law school at the University of Oregon.

Starting in the Fall of 2021, Victoria Whalen ’21 will be pursuing a Juris Doctor of Law at the University of Oregon School of Law with a specialized degree in Environmental Law. She was awarded the Oregon Law Merit Scholarship & the Kathryn Owens Scholarship, which will cover her tuition costs. Victoria has also applied for the Environmental & Natural Resources 1L Fellowship program and is patiently waiting for the results. With her degree, she plans to focus her work on climate justice advocacy with specifics relating to environmental justice issues such as toxic water systems, air pollution amongst black/brown populations, and creating policy for a racially equitable climate. Go Griffins!