Undergraduates in the News: 2012-2013

 

Seven U.Va. Graduates Receive Fulbright Awards

July 31, 2013 – Seven University of Virginia scholars – six May graduates and an alumnus from 2009 – have received Fulbright Scholarships to study abroad.

Parents’ Group Awards Funding to 16 U.Va. Students for Public Service Internships

July 19, 2013 – How far can $3,000 go? For the University of Virginia students who receive the Parents Committee Internship Grant each year, that amount can help turn an opportunity to build a career in public service into a reality.

U.Va. Presents Seven Arts Awards to Undergraduate Projects

June 20, 2013 – Seven University of Virginia students have received grants from the Undergraduate Award for Arts Projects program, which supports creative expression, such as filmmaking, writing and dance.

Arts Award to Fund Production Design Masters Degree

June 6, 2013 – Virginia Berg, a 2012 graduate of the University of Virginia, has received a 2013 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award.

U.Va. Student Earns Boren Scholarship for Travel to Russia

May 30, 2013 – A University of Virginia student will study in Russia next spring and summer, thanks to a David L. Boren Scholarship, which provides up to $20,000 to U.S. students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.

U.Va.’s Charles Tyson Nets National Beinecke Scholarship for Graduate Studies

April 19, 2013 – A third-year University of Virginia student with a wide array of academic interests, and who serves as executive editor of The Cavalier Daily, has received a 2013 Beinecke Scholarship, intended to provide substantial support for the graduate education of highly motivated students in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering Students at U.Va. Receive Beckman Scholarships

April 16, 2013 – Research into cardiac regeneration and organometallic chemistry has netted three University of Virginia undergraduates Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation scholarships to assist undergraduate science research.

U.Va. Students Receive Scholarships for Overseas Language Studies

April 11, 2012 — Eight University of Virginia students are among approximately 575 U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who will go overseas this summer to study languages with Critical Language Scholarships from the United States Department of State.

Two U.Va. Engineering Students Net Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

April 11, 2013 – Two students in the University of Virginia’s School of Engineering and Applied Science have received research scholarships from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for 2013.

ROTC Cadet Adds Pallas Athene Award to Long List of Accolades

April 9, 2013 – U.S. Army Cadet Maj. Aimee Moores, 21, of the University of Virginia Army ROTC Program, has one of this year’s two Pallas Athene Awards from the Women’s Army Corps Veterans’ Association.

U.Va. Undergraduate Researchers To Explain Their Findings This Week

April 8, 2013
University of Virginia student researchers will have several opportunities to explain their findings this week during Research Week 2013.

Davis Projects for Peace Funds U.Va. Students’ Plan To Aid Tanzanian Women

March 29, 2013 Two University of Virginia fourth-year students will use a Davis Projects for Peace award to help educate poor and oppressed women in Tanzania.

2012 Stull Family Research Award

March 29, 2013 – 2012 Stull Family Research Award U.Va. Students Delve into the Past to Find Explanations March 29, 2013 Matt Kelly Undergraduate history researchers at the University of Virginia are finding new ways of examining some old topics.

2012 Harrison Undergraduate Research Award

March 29, 2013 - 2012 Harrison Undergraduate Research Award U.Va. Students Delve into the Past to Find Explanations March 29, 2013 Matt Kelly Undergraduate history researchers at the University of Virginia are finding new ways of examining some old topics.

2012 Finger Family Undergraduate Research Award

March 29, 2013 - 2012 Finger Family Undergraduate Research Award U.Va. Students Delve into the Past to Find Explanations March 29, 2013 Matt Kelly Undergraduate history researchers at the University of Virginia are finding new ways of examining some old topics.

U.Va. Students Delve into the Past to Find Explanations

March 29, 2013 – Roman historian Quintus Curtius Rufus is a reliable source on Alexander the Great. What might Spartan-centric scholarship reveal? And why did it take North Carolina a full year to ratify the Constitution after all other states at the time had done so in 1788?

U.Va. Announces 44 Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards

March 19, 2013 – Undergraduate researchers will undertake a vast range of projects this summer. Among them, studying the writings of 18th-century political theorist Edmund Burke, engineering organic biological replacements or repairs for diseased tissues, finding the keys to addiction and obesity, and examining retinal ganglion cells.

U.Va. Cadet Aimee Moores Receives Marshall Award

February 28, 2013 – U.S. Army Cadet Maj. Aimee Moores, 21, of the University of Virginia Army ROTC Program, has been awarded the Gen. George C. Marshall Award for the Cavalier Battalion for 2013.

U.Va. Student Ben Bissell Named 2013 Luce Scholarship Winner

February 19, 2013 – Ben Bissell, a fourth-year student at the University of Virginia that one professor lauded as “one of the most advanced undergraduates I have ever met,” has received a 2013 Luce Foundation Scholarship.

Hillary Hurd Named Marshall Scholar

November 21, 2012 — Hillary Hurd, a fourth-year student at the University of Virginia, has been named a 2013 Marshall Scholar by the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission.

Joseph Riley Receives Rhodes Scholarship

November 19, 2012 - Joseph Riley, a fourth-year student at the University of Virginia, has received a 2013 Rhodes Scholarship.

Engineering Student Ellen Zhong Receives Astronaut Scholarship

August 13, 2012 — Ellen Zhong, a rising third-year chemical engineering major in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, is the University of Virginia's 2012 recipient of the Astronaut Scholarship.

University of Virginia Student Rowan Sprague to Receive Udall Scholarshi

April 3, 2012 — Rowan Sprague, a civil and environmental engineering major in the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science, has received a 2012 Udall Scholarship.

University of Virginia Student Joseph Riley Selected as Truman Scholar

March 29, 2012 — Joseph Riley, a third-year student in the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences, is a 2012 Truman Scholarship winner.

46 U.Va. Undergraduates Receive Funding for Their Research

March 14, 2012 — Forty-six University of Virginia undergraduates have received funding to support their independent research this summer, including 44 who received 38 Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards and two more students who had their research underwritten by the Stull family of Dallas and the Finger family of Houston.

U.Va. Students Receive Backing in Public Service Projects

February 20, 2012 — Helping residents of Southside Virginia lower their utility costs. Improving primary and preventative health care in St. Kitts. Assessing water health in Africa and Guatemala, vocational training in India, and "girlfighting" in Charlottesville city schools. Sustainable schoolyard gardening at Clark Elementary.

 


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