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Three Penn Students Named Schwarzman Scholars
December 4, 2018
Three Penn students have been awarded Schwarzman Scholarships, which will fund a year of graduate study leading to a master’s degree in global affairs at China’s Tsinghua University for each of them. They are seniors Adedotun Adejare of Albrightsville, Pa., and Johnathan Chen of Shanghai and graduate student Zhongyuan Zeng of Beijing.
Theodore Caputi (WH '17) named 2019 Marshall Scholar
December 4, 2018
Theodore Caputi has won a prestigious Marshall Scholarship to study at any university in the United Kingdom. He is the 15th Marshall Scholar from Penn.
Meet Kriya Patel (COL '16), President's Engagement Prize recipient
December 3, 2018
In 2016, Penn senior and Biological Basis of Behavior major Kriya Patel was one of the second annual cohort of President’s Engagement Prize recipients. The University of Pennsylvania President’s Engagement Prizes are awarded to “academically excellent and civically engaged” Penn seniors for the implementation of projects that aim to transform the lives of others during the first year after they graduate from Penn. The recipients thereby exemplify the Penn tradition of “doing well by doing good.” Patel used her prize to launch a healthcare reentry program at Riverside Correctional Facility, a Philadelphia women’s jail. Two years later, CURF Fellow Kathryn Morgan reached out to Kriya to follow up on her fellowship experience and the path it set her on. Kriya responded candidly about the unexpected challenges she faced, the importance of her Penn mentors, and her continued determination to do good in the world through expanding access to healthcare.
Meet Emily Zinselmeier, Thouron Recipient (SEAS '17)
November 28, 2018
Emily Zinselmeier sits down with CURF in the Fireside Lounge to explain why the Thouron was the award for her, what she'll be studying in the United Kingdom, and why others on the fence should move forward with their fellowship applications.
Adamseged Abebe (COL/SP2 '19) named inaugural Global Rhodes Scholar
November 28, 2018
University of Pennsylvania senior Adamseged Abebe of Gondar, Ethiopia, has been awarded an inaugural Global Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford. He is one of two chosen from countries around the world for the new honor, which allows exceptional students who are from countries not historically eligible.

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