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Student, faculty & staff profiles, in Q&A format.

We frequently interview students, faculty and staff and post brief introductions to campus via the Terrarium. Find out more about your campus community, one profile at a time! A complete collection of "MEET" features can be found below.

 

Meet Bryant Conkling’12, who once bribed his way into Zimbabwe

February 29, 2012 at 4:05 pm

Bryant Conkling 

Name/year of graduation: Bryant Conkling’12
Hometown/residence:
Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Major:
Political science.
You may have seen me:
Running a Beloit Student Congress (BSC) meeting or hanging out at Phi (Kappa) Psi.
What are a few of your favorite things?
Sperry's, Johnnie Walker, skiing.
What’s on your desert island jukebox?
Jimmy Buffett's Greatest Hits.
Any do-over requests to lodge with the universe? Explain. If there is any chance of running for office in the future I'd rather not say, but yes.
Favorite meal? Fried calamari with chipotle sauce.
What can’t you live without?
My U.S. passport (I love to travel).
Who are your top-three fantasy dinner party guests?
John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, Adam Smith.
What’s the number one thing on your bucket list?
Earn a pilot's license.
Proudest moment?
Bribing my way into Zimbabwe, with a juice box. It was apple.