Introducing NU's Churchill Scholar for 2015, Edward Pang! A senior in Materials Science & Engineering, the Churchill Scholarship offers generous funding for a full year's study/research at Cambridge University, plus research funds, travel allowances, and extensive networking.
Matthew Zhou (WCAS 2015) and Neha Reddy (WCAS 2016) are Northwestern's 2014 Kathryn Davis Projects for Peace winners. They went to Ethiopia to conduct their joint project 'Empowering Rural Women: An Investment in the Future'.
Nicolas Kazvini-Gore (SESP 2014) won an IPS Bundestag Internship Program in Berlin in 2014. During this 5 month-long internship in the German Parlament, Nick will serve as a staff assistant to a member of Parlament.
Mark Specht (WCAS 2014) won a Fulbright award to New Zealand in 2014. Mark studied ISP/Science in Human Culture at Northwestern University.
Julia Anaya (COMM 2014) and Nathaniel Rattner (MEDILL 2014) are two of NU's six Venture for America Fellowship winners in 2014.
Rachel Scholes (MEAS 2015) won a Fulbright Award in 2014 to New Zealand. Rachel studies chemistry and bio-medical engineering at McCormick. Rachel also won a NSF award.
Jennifer Mills (WCAS 2013) Marshall Scholar. A triple major in earth and planetary science, in chemistry and in integrated science, with a minor in physics, Jenny plans to study and work at the forefront of climate science at the University of Cambridge.
Nora Richter (WCAS 2014) won a Fulbright Award in 2014 to go to Switzerland. Nora studied ISP/Earth and Biological Sciences at NU.
In 2014 Najib El Tecle (FEINBERG PhD) won the Illinois Tech Foundation 50 for the Future Award.
Christina Fuentes (TGS, Biomedical Engineering: MS) and Jamie Barstein (TGS, Clinical Psychology: PhD) both won NSF Scholarships in 2014.
Ashley Gilliam (TGS) won the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship in 2014. Ashley is currently working towards her Earth & Planetary Sciences PhD.
Edward Pang (MEAS 2015) is NU's 2014 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar. He plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering. He hopes to conduct research in energy-efficient materials and eventually, teach at the university level.