DAILY NEWS BRIEF: Ty McCormick ’10 was recently named a George J. Mitchell Scholar. McCormick is currently an associate editor at Foreign Policy magazine where he focuses on issues in the Middle East.
As part of the scholarship, recipients will spend a year at universities in Ireland and Northern Ireland for post-graduate study. McCormick is one of the twelve scholars selected out of a pool of nearly 300 applicants nationwide.
He earned a B.A. in political science from Stanford. He has worked for numerous international publications, including Newsweek and The New York Times. McCormick plans to start his own publication, which will personalize fact-based news coverage in new markets.
McCormick will study comparative ethnic conflict at Queen’s University Belfast.