Elizabeth Murphy, editorial intern, joined Inside Higher Ed in September 2011. This summer, she interned at The Morning Call in Allentown, Pa., covering a wide variety of local and state issues. She is a recent graduate of the Pennsylvania State University where she worked at the independent campus newspaper, The Daily Collegian, serving as editor her senior year. Outside of the newsroom, she earned degrees in journalism and women's studies. A D.C. transplant by way of Pittsburgh, Liz can often be found arguing about how great her home city really is, blathering on about her summer trip to Cuba and fixing her ancient purple bike.