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Katherine Rochester, M.A. ’12, Awarded Research Fellowship to Berlin

Posted September 25, 2014

Katherine Rochester, M.A. ’12, was named a research fellow by the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies. Katherine was awarded the fellowship in order to conduct archival and collections-based research in Germany to support her dissertation, “Animating Ornament: From Lotte Reiniger’s Silhouette Films towards a Theory of the Decorative in Animation.” Her research […]

Jane Fraser ’64 Selected for Honorary Fellowship from Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists

Posted August 14, 2014

Jane Fraser ’64 was selected to receive an honorary fellowship from the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists. Fraser is the president of the Stuttering Foundation and was selected for her distinguished service in promoting the profession of speech and language therapy. She will be honored on September 17 in Leeds, England. Fraser has […]

Vasiliki Touhouliotis ’03 Named Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellow

Posted May 15, 2014

Vasiliki Touhouliotis ’03 has been named a 2014 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Touhouliotis is currently a doctoral candidate in anthropology at The New School for Social Research. Her dissertation, Weapons Between Wars: Cluster Bombs and the Durable Worlds of War in South Lebanon, is an ethnographic account […]

Deborah Ahenkorah ’10 Named New Voice Fellow

Posted July 2, 2013

Deborah Ahenkorah ’10 was selected as one of the inaugural members of the New Voices Fellowship at the Aspen Institute. This fellowship is an initiative designed to bring more expert voices from the developing world into the global development discussion. According to their press release, “The fellowship, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundations, […]

Christine Bourgeois ’07, M.A. ’08, Named 2013 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow

Posted May 2, 2013

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has named Christine Bourgeois ’07, M.A. ’08, a 2013 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow. She is one of 22 candidates selected as fellows to complete a dissertation related to questions of religious and ethical values. Bourgeois is a doctoral candidate in French and Italian at Princeton University and […]

Karen Sullivan ’86 Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Posted April 25, 2013

Karen Sullivan ’86, professor of romance culture and literature at Bard College, was awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship to support her research on Arthurian romance in the Middle Ages. Sullivan’s current project, The Danger of Romance, will focus on the clash between the historical and religious authors who rejected Arthurian romance during this time and […]

Kerstin Nordstrom ’04 Posts Article in APS News on Mass Media Fellowship

Posted October 25, 2012

Kerstin Nordstrom ’04, who this summer was awarded a Mass Media Fellowship to work at the Raleigh News & Observer, has recently posted about her experiences in the October 2012 issue of the American Physical Society News.

Kerstin Nordstrom ’04 Awarded Mass Media Fellowship

Posted July 26, 2012

Kerstin Nordstrom ’04 has been awarded a Mass Media Fellowship by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The fellowship is a 10-week program that places graduate and post-graduate level science, engineering, and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide. The fellowship is designed to train future scientists to become more effective communicators, and also […]

Golden Baobab Prize Founder Deborah Ahenkorah ’10 Wins Echoing Green Fellowship

Posted June 10, 2011
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The Echoing Green Foundation, which supports emerging visionaries of social change from around the world, has awarded a 2011 Echoing Green Fellowship to Deborah Ahenkorah ’10 of Accra, Ghana. Ahenkorah’s Golden Baobab Prize, an award for children’s literature by and about Africans, is one of fifteen projects Echoing Green has selected for the fellowship in […]

Global Fund for Children Founder Maya Ajmera ’89 Named Henry Crown Fellow by Aspen Institute

Posted May 9, 2011
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Maya Ajmera ’89, the founder of the Global Fund for Children, has been named a 2011 Henry Crown Fellow, joining a select group identified as “the next generation of community-spirited leaders” by the Aspen Institute. Each year, the Institute selects 20 Crown Fellows, “accomplished entrepreneurial leaders” who are “looking toward the broader role they might […]

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