Undergraduates in the News: Archives


Forty-Five U.Va. Undergraduates Receive Harrison Research Awards

April 2, 2004 -- The Harrison Awards, first presented in 2000 and funded by the family of David A. Harrison III, support students who present detailed plans for independent-study research projects that have been endorsed by a faculty mentor. Students receive up to $3,000, and the faculty mentor, who oversees the project, receives $1,000.
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Meghan E. Sullivan and Justin Mutter Named Rhodes Scholars

November 25, 2004 -- For the seventh time in University of Virginia history, two University representatives have been chosen as Rhodes Scholars in the same year. Meghan E. Sullivan, a fourth-year student and head of the Honor Committee, and Justin Mutter, Class of 2003, learned Saturday, Nov. 20, that they were among 32 recipients of one of the nation's most prestigious academic honors.
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Marcus A. Weisner Awarded Mitchell Scholarship

January 17, 2005 -- Markus A. Weisner, a fourth-year engineering student at the University of Virginia, has won a 2005-2006 George J. Mitchell Scholarship to live and study for one year in Ireland. He is one of 12 recipients this year to receive the award, which recognizes outstanding young Americans who exhibit the highest standards of academic excellence, leadership and community service.
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Jonathan Robbins awarded Luce Scholarship

March 16, 2005 -- Jonathan L. Robbins, 22, a political and social thought major at the University of Virginia, is one of 15 winners of the 2005 Luce Scholarship, designed to increase awareness of Asia among future U.S. leaders.
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Catherine L. Neale Named 2005 Truman Scholar

March 30, 2005 -- Catherine S. Neale, a third-year student at the University of Virginia, has been named a 2005 Truman Scholarship winner.
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University Of Virginia Hosts International Undergraduate Research Conference

April 4, 2005 -- Three University of Virginia undergraduates were be among 32 international researchers from 12 colleges presenting their work at the Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) at U.Va. April 6 through 8, 2005.
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