Undergraduates in the News: 2010-2011
U.Va. Political, Social Thought Major Laura Nelson Receives Rhodes Scholarship
November 22, 2010 — Laura Nelson, a fourth-year political and social thought major in the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.
U.Va. Duo Receives Davis Projects for Peace Grant
March 29, 2011 — Two University of Virginia students have been awarded a 2011 Davis Projects for Peace award for their program to create a business training curriculum in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
University of Virginia Student Ben Wallace Selected as Truman Scholar
March 31, 2011 — Ben Wallace, a third-year student at the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences, is a 2011 Truman Scholarship winner.
Undergraduate Research Awards Announced
April 6, 2011 — Twenty-four University of Virginia undergraduates have received Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards for independent research this summer. Two other students have had their research underwritten by the Stull family of Dallas and the Finger family of Houston.
University of Virginia Student Sarah Kim Receives Goldwater Scholarship
April 8, 2011 — University of Virginia undergraduate Sarah Kim has received a research scholarship from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for 2011.
U.Va. Awards Eight Double-'Hoo Research Grants
April 28, 2011 — The University of Virginia has awarded eight "Double 'Hoo" research awards, which fund pairs of undergraduate and graduate students who collaborate on research projects.
University of Virginia Presents 7 Arts Awards
June 1, 2011 — Seven University of Virginia students have received grants from the Undergraduate Award for Arts Projects program.
Nine U.Va. Students Win Scholarships to Study Languages Overseas
June 3, 2011 — Nine University of Virginia students are among approximately 575 U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who will be going overseas this summer to study languages with Critical Language Scholarships from the U.S. Department of State.
Kenan Research Award Winners Focus on U.Va.'s Lawn
June 14, 2011 — Four University of Virginia students will spend the summer on the Lawn, conducting three separate research projects focusing on the Academical Village.
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