Laura is a senior at Michigan State University studying journalism and graphic design. She enjoys writing, illustration, photography and learning/creating visual journalism.
She studied visual communication in Spain for six weeks in 2010. In 2009, Laura was a designer at the State News and an intern at Rizzi Designs, a graphic design firm in Lansing. She is big on community service, participating in an Alternative Spring Break trip in 2009 to help the homeless in Washington DC (you can read about it here).
Laura is the president of the MSU chapter of the Society for News Design. She hopes to combine her writing and design at a major magazine after she graduates from MSU in May 2011.