Investigating possibilities, engaging in trial and error, cultivating relationships and resources: all are skills a researcher needs to be effective. With an eye to a career in academia, Evan Brooks ‘18 has been honing these skills since his high school days.
While many are celebrating America’s Independence Day with cookouts and fireworks, Kathleen “Kat” Griffin ‘11 will board a plane bound for South Korea. The recipient of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) grant, Griffin will spend the next year living with a host family and teaching English in a public, secondary school in an as-yet-unassigned South Korean city.
posted 2012.05.21 Lianne Gonsalves ‘10 has received a David L. Boren Fellowship which will fund a year in Ethiopia. During her time in Africa, Gonsalves will immerse herself in language acquisition and a qualitative research project. Beginning in August, Gonsalves will study the Amharic language at Addis Ababa University. After two months, she will move from the capital to the rural Amhara region to begin her research project. Gonsalves will collect data on family planning practices and natural resource use by local
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Courtney Fox ‘10 was named a recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship is Fox’s second national award, as she received the Morris K. Udall Scholarship in 2009. During her undergraduate career, Fox conducted research on fuel cells at NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, biosensors at Imperial College London, and nanoparticle manufacturing at Liquidia Technologies in Research Triangle Park. She also held an internship in nuclear fuel manufacturing with
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Holly Moye has won a Schweitzer fellowship to help NC latino families. Holly Moye (2006), a current medical student at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine, has been named an NC Albert Schweitzer Fellow for 2007-2008. Schweitzer fellows are chosen on a competitive basis from student applicants in a variety of health-related fields. Each fellow works with a local community agency to carry out a project that contributes at least 200 hours of direct service. Holly is one of twenty-one graduate
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