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Graduate Student Honors & Awards


2018 - 2019 Awards


James M. Douglas Fellowship Award

The Douglas Fellowship was created in honor of the late Professor James Douglas with an anonymous gift made in recognition of his outstanding reputation for mentoring undergraduate students. The fellowship honors his legacy and supports innovative mentoring and teaching of undergraduate students by graduate students.


Kelsi Skeens Rehmann      Spring 2019     
Whitney Blocher McTigue Fall 2018  
Abhinav Sharma Fall 2018  


Tilwick and Eldridge Awards

  Shoshie Bloom  Spring 2019  For her excellence as a TA
Xiangani Li Spring 2019 For his excellence as a TA
Brandon Dunham Spring 2019 For his G.R.A.S.S. presentation
Whitney Blocker McTigue Spring 2019 For her G.R.A.S.S. presentation
Irene Kurtz Fall 2018 For her performance as a TA
Yuxi Wang Fall 2019 For her performance as a TA


CBI Fellowship

Carey Dougan        Spring 2019   



PPG Award

Whitney Blocher 
Spring 2019 

Whitney won the PPG Fellowship with her proposal " Motivation: Stabilizing vaccines and therapeutics outside the cold chain". The PPG Fellowship awards $16,500 towards her stipend.


Dean's Fellows, 2018-2019

Inha Baek, Stephanie Call, Han Chen, Ajibola Lawal, Shubham Malviya, Prerana Rathore and Sarthak Saha


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