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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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