Olivier Weiss, JS '18, pushes to get CIO status for the Roosevelt Society

September 3, 2015

Second-year Jefferson Scholar Olivier Weiss believes in encouraging political and public discourse at U.Va. and, as a student leader of the Roosevelt Society, is helping to create a forum for discussion on current issues. He and other members of the Roosevelt Society are in the process of preparing an application in hopes of obtaining CIO status at the University. Read more about his efforts and the Roosevelt Society here.


Olivier Weiss

The Honorable W.L. Lyons Brown Jr. Jefferson Scholar



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