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SPOTLIGHT: Juan Martinez Vera MFA ’14, Montes Scholar and Sloan Film Grant Recipient

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by Justine Saquilayan “People said, ‘It’s hard to get money. It’s hard to have a stable career.’ I say it’s about passion and having that drive to achieve what you want.” In 2010, Juan Martinez Vera found himself at a crossroads. With a newly-minted Political Science degree in hand, the lifelong arts and politics enthusiast […]

Facebook Fellowship Program – 2015-2016 Academic Years

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The Fellowship Program is open to full-time PhD students (domestic and international) enrolled during the current academic year and studying computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system architecture, or a related area. Fellowship recipients in this upcoming application round will have the benefits listed below to cover the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years:     Tuition […]

NSF East Asia & Pacific Summer Institute

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An EAPSI award provides U.S. graduate students in science, engineering, and education: 1) first-hand research experiences in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, or Taiwan; 2) an introduction to the science, science policy, and scientific infrastructure of the respective location; and 3) an orientation to the society, culture, and language. It is expected that […]

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SPOTLIGHT: Elena Ferri, 2012 Chateaubriand Fellow, on international partnering fellowships

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by Adam Feinman Elena Ferri is a graduate student in the Chemistry department, and is advised by Charles McKenna. They are working on a potential health gain by inhibiting a particular protein. In 2012, she was awarded the Chateaubriand Fellowship, which supports Ph.D. students who want to do research in France. She shared her fellowship […]