• Conner VanderBeek, BSOM/WCAS 2015, is NU's 2014 Beinecke Brothers Scholar. He plans to study Music Composition and Ethnomusicology at the graduate level and dissolve barriers between musical genres, musical cultures, and notions of performance.Conner VanderBeek, BSOM/WCAS 2015, is NU's 2014 Beinecke Brothers Scholar. He plans to study Music Composition and Ethnomusicology at the graduate level and dissolve barriers between musical genres, musical cultures, and notions of performance.
  • Northwestern adds two new Marshall Scholarship recipients in 2013: Chelsea Glenn, WCAS 2013 (pictured left) and Rhaina Cohen, WCAS 2014 (pictured right). Chelsea, an Economics/International Studies major, will  study economic development at the University of Oxford and global development at the University of Sussex, while Rhaina, an American studies major, will study comparative social policy for two years in a master’s program at the University of Oxford.Northwestern adds two new Marshall Scholarship recipients in 2013: Chelsea Glenn, WCAS 2013 (pictured left) and Rhaina Cohen, WCAS 2014 (pictured right). Chelsea, an Economics/International Studies major, will study economic development at the University of Oxford and global development at the University of Sussex, while Rhaina, an American studies major, will study comparative social policy for two years in a master’s program at the University of Oxford.
  • Jennifer Mills, WCAS 2013, was selected as a Marshall Scholar as a senior. 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 and University of Edinburgh.Jennifer Mills, WCAS 2013, was selected as a Marshall Scholar as a senior. 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 and University of Edinburgh.
  • Sarah Smierciak, WCAS 2011, was selected as a Rhodes Scholar the year of her graduation; she will pursue a Masters of Philosophy in development studies at Oxford University.Sarah Smierciak, WCAS 2011, was selected as a Rhodes Scholar the year of her graduation; she will pursue a Masters of Philosophy in development studies at Oxford University.
  • Jacob Wertz, SESP '09 (left) was a recipient of the 2013 Building Excellent Schools Fellowship. The fellowship will support Jacob’s efforts to design, build, and lead a charter public school in Los Angeles with a generous stipend and support for travel to over 5 months of intensive training (pictured with Provost Daniel Linzer).Jacob Wertz, SESP '09 (left) was a recipient of the 2013 Building Excellent Schools Fellowship. The fellowship will support Jacob’s efforts to design, build, and lead a charter public school in Los Angeles with a generous stipend and support for travel to over 5 months of intensive training (pictured with Provost Daniel Linzer).
  • (From left to right) Priyanka Bose, WCAS 2011, will study creative advertising as a Fulbright student at Falmouth University; Cindy Solomon, MEAS 2013; will study in bioengineering at the University of Nottingham as a Whitaker International Fellow; Sarah Graber, COMM 2005, has designed her own Fulbright program with various theatres in the UK; and Veronica Benduski will participate in the US-UK Fulbright Summer Institute at the University of Exeter.(From left to right) Priyanka Bose, WCAS 2011, will study creative advertising as a Fulbright student at Falmouth University; Cindy Solomon, MEAS 2013; will study in bioengineering at the University of Nottingham as a Whitaker International Fellow; Sarah Graber, COMM 2005, has designed her own Fulbright program with various theatres in the UK; and Veronica Benduski will participate in the US-UK Fulbright Summer Institute at the University of Exeter.
  • NU 2012 Soros Fellow Victor Roy, Feinberg (center left) and NU 2011 Soros Fellow Samir Mayekar, Kellogg (center right) with Provost Daniel Linzer (left) and Soros Director Stanley J. Heginbotham.NU 2012 Soros Fellow Victor Roy, Feinberg (center left) and NU 2011 Soros Fellow Samir Mayekar, Kellogg (center right) with Provost Daniel Linzer (left) and Soros Director Stanley J. Heginbotham.
  • Andrew Gruen, Medill 2007, received the Gates Cambridge Scholarship one year after his graduation. The following year, he nabbed a Henry Luce Scholarship to South Korea.Andrew Gruen, Medill 2007, received the Gates Cambridge Scholarship one year after his graduation. The following year, he nabbed a Henry Luce Scholarship to South Korea.
  • Tracy Carson, WCAS 2004, received the Marshall Scholarship to Oxford University as a senior and was awarded the Fulbright Grant to South Africa in 2007 to study the role of strikes and boycotts in the struggle against apartheid during the 1970s and 80s.Tracy Carson, WCAS 2004, received the Marshall Scholarship to Oxford University as a senior and was awarded the Fulbright Grant to South Africa in 2007 to study the role of strikes and boycotts in the struggle against apartheid during the 1970s and 80s.
  • Cristina Bejan, COMM 2004, won the Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford in 2004. As an alumna, Cristina was awarded the Fulbright Grant to Romania in 2007.Cristina Bejan, COMM 2004, won the Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford in 2004. As an alumna, Cristina was awarded the Fulbright Grant to Romania in 2007.

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