Undergraduates in the News: 2008-2009
Courtney Schroeder Named Churchill Scholar
February 11, 2009 - Courtney Schroeder, a fourth-year student at the University of Virginia, has received a $50,000 scholarship from the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States.
Todd Gerarden Selected as Truman Scholar
March 26, 2009 - Todd Gerarden, a third-year student in the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science, is a 2009 Truman Scholarship winner.
Harrison Research Award Recipients Announced
March 31, 2009 — Thirty-nine University of Virginia undergraduates have received Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards, which will assist them in conducting independent research during the summer.
U.Va. Engineering, Physics Major Nets Goldwater Scholarship
April 2, 2009 — William Jacobs, a third-year engineering science and physics major at the University of Virginia, has received a scholarship from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
Two UVa students receive Davis Projects for Peace award
April 6, 2009
Two University of Virginia students have received a Davis Projects for Peace prize for a proposal to empower women in Bluefields, Nicaragua.
Thushara Gunda to Receive Udall Scholarship
April 9, 2009 — Thushara Gunda, an environmental sciences major at the University of Virginia, has received a 2009 Udall Scholarship to support her research into in hydrogeological sciences.
Double Hoo Recipients Announced
May 5, 2009 — The University of Virginia has awarded 10 "Double 'Hoo" research awards, which fund pairings of undergraduate and graduate students to collaborate on research projects.
Five U.Va. Students Receive First Arts Grants
June 4, 2009 — Five University of Virginia students are the first to receive grants from the University Undergraduate Award for Arts Projects program.
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