29 Sep Duke Rhodes Students – Jay Ruckelshaus and Laura Roberts
Two Duke Seniors have been awarded American Rhodes Scholarships for the Course of 2016: Jay Ruckelshaus, a Political Science key, and Laura Roberts, a Political Science minimal.
Roberts is a World-wide Human Legal rights Scholar and Lowell Aptman Prize finalist. Ruckelshaus is a Harry S. Truman Scholar and Angier B. Duke Scholar. They have been chosen from amongst 869 candidates at 316 faculties and universities all through the country, and are the 44th and forty fifth students in Duke’s historical past to acquire a Rhodes Scholarship. The scholarships supply all expenses for two or three many years of examine at the College of Oxford in England.
“For decades, the Rhodes Scholarship has been the highest honor awarded to undergraduates — a recognition of incredible accomplishment and excellent assure for the long term,” claimed Duke President Richard H. Brodhead. “I am delighted that two Duke students have been chosen as Rhodes Students this year. Laura Roberts and Jay Ruckelshaus have immersed by themselves in everything Duke has to offer and have designed fantastic contributions to this college. I know they will be exemplary Rhodes Students.” Read through extra at Duke Now – http://nowadays.duke.edu/2015/11/rhodes2015
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