Undergraduates in the News: 2009-2010
Tyler Spencer Wins Rhodes Scholarship
November 23, 2009 — Tyler Spencer, a 2008 graduate of the University of Virginia, has received a Rhodes Scholarship.
Michelle Henry Named Luce Scholar
February 9, 2010 — Michelle Henry, a fourth-year student at the University of Virginia, has received a 2010 Luce Foundation Scholarship. Read more.
U.Va. Student Receives Gates Cambridge Scholarship
February 12, 2010 — Will Jacobs, a fourth-year engineering and physics major at the University of Virginia, has received a 2010 Gates Scholarship.
Harrison Awards Announced
February 24, 2010 — Thirty-five University of Virginia undergraduates have received Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards, which will assist them in conducting independent research during the summer.
Double Hoo Recipients Announced
April 5, 2010 — The University of Virginia has awarded eight "Double-'Hoo" research awards, which fund pairings of undergraduate and graduate students who collaborate on research projects.
Two Students Selected for Davis Projects for Peace
April 7, 2010 — Two University of Virginia students have been awarded a 2010 Davis Projects for Peace award for their program to bring together Muslim and Coptic Christian orphans in Egypt.
Four Students Receive Goldwater Scholarships
April 12, 2010 — Four University of Virginia undergraduates have received research scholarships from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for 2010.
Ethan Heil to Receive Udall Scholarship
April 14, 2010 — Ethan Heil, a civil engineering major at the University of Virginia, has received a 2010 Udall Scholarship.
Six U.Va. Students Win Scholarships to Study Languages Overseas
April 16, 2010 — Six University of Virginia students will go overseas this summer to study languages with Critical Language Scholarships from the U.S. Department of State.
Harrison Awardee Ian Czekala Merges Engineering, Astronomy
May 13, 2010 — Ian Czekala came to the University of Virginia intending to follow the "typical path" to a career in engineering.
Emily Corazon Nelson Expands the Definition of Art
May 13, 2010 — When Emily Corazon Nelson thinks about art, she considers the big picture – not a large-format canvas, but how art relates to the individual, and to society.
Turkey Beckons Architecture Student Jordan Matthews
May 18, 2010 — When Jordan Matthews embarked on her college tour, her parents told her if she wanted to study architecture, she needed to consider the University of Virginia.
Graduates Garner an Array of Scholarships and Research Awards
May 19, 2010 — The University of Virginia's Class of 2010 include winners of two Udall Scholarships, a Gates Scholarship, a Luce Foundation Scholarship, a Truman Scholarship, a Goldwater Scholarship; a recipient of the Davis Prize for Peace; and at least four Fulbright Scholars.
Budding Polymath Rahul Gorawara Masters Business, Engineering and Public Policy
May 20, 2010 — It's probably premature to declare any 21-year-old a polymath.
Kenan Research Award Winners Focus on U.Va.'s Lawn
May 25, 2010 — Two University of Virginia students will spend the summer on the Lawn, each conducting separate research projects.
University of Virginia Presents Arts Awards to 14 Students
June 16, 2010 — Ten University of Virginia students have received grants to support mentored artistic endeavors from a University-wide program.
Eight U.Va. Students Receive Fulbright Scholarships
August 2, 2010 — Eight University of Virginia students, most of whom are recent graduates, have received Fulbright scholarships to study abroad.
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