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Record-high nine students awarded Student Fulbright Grants
Nine UM students and alumni have been have awarded Fulbright grants to study, teach and conduct research abroad. Hiram Aparicio, Sean Driscoll, Dalton Fouts, Alexander Gonzalez, Marie Hanewinckel, Michelle Picon, Mackenzie Sheldon, and Rachita Sood are among the approximately 1,900 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2015-2016 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. During their time abroad, program participants meet, work and live with, and learn from the people of their host country.  Read more…

Neuroscience Major to study in Jordan on Boren Scholarship
Maura Lapoff - a neuroscience major with minors in chemistry, international studies, and Arabic studies - will study in Jordan during the upcoming school year thanks to the Boren scholarship program. Lapoff is interested in finding ways to improve treatment for individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder, particularly refugees and asylum seekers.   Read More…
 

Biochemistry Major Receives NIH Oxford-Cambridge Fellowship
Audrey Winkelsas will Earn Ph.D. Under Mentorship of Scientists in U.K. and America.  She is on the fast track to achieving her career goal: becoming a principal investigator in academia studying spinal muscular atrophy.   Read More…
 

UM Students Earn Accolades in 2015 Goldwater Competition
Eric Keen, a junior majoring in Biology and Biochemistry, has been named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar.  RSMAS Junior Michael Connelly,  a triple major in Marine Science, Biology, and Chemistry, was also recognized in this year’s prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program with Honorable Mention.   Read More…
 

Seven UM Students Receive NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholarships
Seven University of Miami students have received scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program.  Read more…

UM College of Arts & Sciences Rising Senior Named 2014 Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow
College of Arts & Sciences student Elaine Golden has parlayed her love of numbers and people into a prestigious scholarship.  Golden – a math and international studies major, who will be a senior this fall – was named a 2014 Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellow.  Read More…
 

UM College of Arts & Sciences Grad and School of Education Student Receives $30,000 Global Grant Scholarship from Rotary Foundation
Michael Matthiesen, a 2012 graduate of the University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences and a current student in the School of Education and Human Development’s Community and Social Change Program, has received a $30,000 Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholarship.  Read More…