Melody Mills (Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College, 2014) will use her Fulbright Scholarship to study a social program's impact on homeless Peruvian girls.
Cristina Mihailescu (LaGuardia Community College, 2014) will use her Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship to approach economics with an international viewpoint.
Danny Ramos (Hunter College, 2014), the son of Mexican immigrants, intends to channel his childhood as he uses a Math for America Fellowship to become a New York City public school math teacher.
Chantal Adlam (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2014) will work toward doctorate in chemistry with a full tuition waiver and a W. Burghardt Turner Fellowship to support her research.
Ariela Hazan (Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, 2014) delays medical school to teach in Taiwan with a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship.
William Cheung (CUNY BA, 2014) will research idealism and ethics in globalized, multicultural societies while on a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Germany.
Simone Gordon (City College, 2014) heads to Calcutta on a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship as she prepares for a career in teaching, a goal since third grade.
Hanifah Walidah (CUNY BA, 2014), already known as a trans-Atlantic musician, filmmaker and social activist, sought grounding in a not-quite-traditional education.
Jin-Xiang Yu (Queens College, 2014), raised in Japan by parents of Chinese and Russian backgrounds, is CUNY's first winner of a Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award (up to $50,000 a year for three years of study). The Yale School of Music's esteemed opera performance master's program, which accepts only eight students a year, also granted her a full scholarship.
Iskander Kapkayev (Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College, 2014), an immigrant from Uzbekistan, won a coveted Math for America Fellowship, which prepares students to become new York City public school math teachers.
Robin Hood, New York’s largest poverty fighting organization, ideas42, a leading behavioral ideas lab, along with The City University of New York >>
A new study of the ocean circulation patterns at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill reveals the significant role small-scale ocean currents play in the spread of pollutants. The findings >>