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Osita Nwanevu, University of Chicago

Osita Nwanevu, University of Chicago

From Public Policy to Political Journalism University of Chicago Stamps Scholar Osita Nwanevu plans to use his background in public policy to work as a journalist, reporting for national publications about political issues around the country. Nwanevu grew up in...

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Sophie Chen, UCLA

Sophie Chen, UCLA

Using Education Research to Help Students Grow As a math teacher at Alliance Margaret M. Bloomfield High School, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Stamps Scholar Sophie Chen strives to implement her research on teaching theories in the classroom. Chen was...

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Eric Salsa, Harvard Business School

Eric Salsa, Harvard Business School

Expanding Businesses into Digital Media Harvard Business School Stamps Scholar Eric Salsa is using his academic training and interests in marketing and strategy to help online businesses grow their revenues. Growing up in Gustine, California, Salsa was drawn to the...

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Leehi Yona, Dartmouth

Leehi Yona, Dartmouth

Proving Science and Advocacy can Combat Climate Change Dartmouth College Stamps Scholar Leehi Yona has already traveled to 14 countries to combine her passions for environmental research and advocacy to fight for climate policy reforms. She plans to continue this dual...

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Jason Lawler, University of Southern California

Jason Lawler, University of Southern California

Using Law to Make Changes in the Food Industry A law student at the University of California, Los Angeles, Jason Lawler is planning on using his degree to work in the food industry for a company he is passionate about. His degree in history from the University of...

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David Boretti, Elizabethtown College

David Boretti, Elizabethtown College

Combining Science, Sports, and History to Teach Others As a scientist and a lover of history, Elizabethtown College Stamps Scholar David Boretti wants to give back to his community by inspiring others in academics and sports. Because his father was in the Army,...

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Deina Bossa, University of Florida

Deina Bossa, University of Florida

Exploring healthcare through science and economics With a focus in women’s health, University of Florida Stamps Scholar Deina Bossa will use her education in biology and economics to not only practice medicine, but also help make healthcare more accessible to...

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Erin Ahern, University of Illinois

Erin Ahern, University of Illinois

Designing the future of flight Growing up outside of Chicago, University of Illinois alumna Erin Ahern always knew that she wanted to also become an engineer. During her junior year of high school, she witnessed a night rocket launch that inspired her to get into...

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Trey Sides, Georgia Tech

Trey Sides, Georgia Tech

Trey Sides (GT) Brings an International Perspective to Renewable Energy As a future student in the Harvard Business School, Trey Sides plans to use his chemical engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and international experience to bring the...

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Alex Kucher, University of Michigan

Alex Kucher, University of Michigan

  Alex Kucher Explores the Intersection of High-tech and Social Enterprise. Living in Silicon Valley, Alex Kucher spends his days working with business leaders and software engineers to develop and improve a real estate platform for real estate agents and...

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Janice Yoshimura, University of Illinois

Janice Yoshimura, University of Illinois

   Janice Yoshimura Combines Engineering and Business for Global Change. When she was 9 years old, Janice Yoshimura moved with her family from a suburb of Chicago to Singapore, a transition that would prepare her for academic success and compel her to better...

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Jason Sanders, Harvard University

Jason Sanders, Harvard University

  Jason Sanders Combines Business and Medicine for a Healthier World. As the recently appointed senior vice president and provost at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Stamps Scholar Jason Sanders strives to use his Harvard MBA and MD to help...

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Evan Behrle, University of Virginia

Evan Behrle, University of Virginia

  Evan Behrle Pursues Passion for Politics at Oxford. Stamps and Rhodes Scholar Evan Behrle wants to use his background in political science to make tangible changes in urban communities. Behrle grew up in Baltimore, Maryland and attended Gilman School. He was...

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Stephen Szabadi, Frost School of Music

Stephen Szabadi, Frost School of Music

   Stephen Szabadi; Musician and Aviator Stamps Alumnus Stephen Szabadi ended up playing trombone, the instrument he is making a career out of, by chance. His mother, a musician, encouraged him to take up piano at a young age, but when he wanted to play trumpet...

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Tyler Davidson, University of Florida

Tyler Davidson, University of Florida

  Tyler Davidson; From the Skies to the White House Stamps Scholar and University of Florida alumni Tyler Davidson has never given up his childhood dream of being President. Now in training to be an Air Force Combat Systems Officer, he plans to devote the rest of...

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Charlie Mouch, University of Michigan

Charlie Mouch, University of Michigan

  Charlie Mouch Continues his Passion for Service Through Medicine. Receiving the Stamps Leadership Scholarship allowed Charlie Mouch to develop his passion for pediatric healthcare and find an academic home at the University of Michigan. After completing both...

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Elaine Tam, UCLA

Elaine Tam, UCLA

  Elaine Tam Stengthens Communities Through Health Sciences. Stamps Scholar Elaine Tam wants to use her background in pharmaceutical science to open her own pharmacy and give back to local communities. Growing up in Southern California, Tam was inspired by her...

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Ronnie Foreman, Georgia Tech

Ronnie Foreman, Georgia Tech

  NSF Fellowship Recipient Ronnie Foreman (GT) Reaches for the Stars. As an aspiring childhood actor, Stamps Scholar Veronica "Ronnie" Foreman starred in an educational movie made to get girls interested in the sciences. And it worked on one young woman. The film...

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