The 2010 Dean’s Distinguished Graduates are:
- Ethan Alexander (Ancient History and Classical Civilization)
- Kaitlin Andryauskas (Sociology)
- Aaron Barr (Asian Studies)
- Casey Dorff (Government)
- Grace Eckhoff (Plan II Honors/Biology)
- Daniel Friedman (Plan II Honors/English)
- Angela Giordani (Arabic Language and Literature)
- James Hammond (Psychology)
- Joseph Kolker (Plan II Honors/History)
- Nicole Kreisberg (Latin American Studies)
- John Meyer (English/Government)
- Rachel Myerson (Plan II Honors)
The Recipients of the 11th annual University Co-op George H. Mitchell Awards are:
- John Meyer (English/Government) won the $20,000 grand prize.
- James Hammond (English/Psychology) received the $5,000 second prize.
- Grace Eckhoff (Biology/Plan II Honors); Keeley Steenson (Radio-Television-Film/Plan II Honors); Kathleen Skinner (English/History); Anthony Wright (Anthropology); and Om J. Neeley (Business Honors/Finance/Plan II Honors) received $2,000 awards.
Brooke Youngblood (Classical Archeology) received the 2010-11 William J. Battle Scholarship in Classical Languages.
Tu-Uyen Nguyen (Classics) and Matthew Ramirez (English) received the 2010-11 Velma Box Scholarship in Classics.
Maxwell Lincoln (Ancient History and Classical Civilization) received the 2010-11 James W. Edwards & Nancy T. Snyder Memorial Scholarship in Classics.
Phillip Cantu (Ancient History and Classical Civilization) and Konrad R. Sliwowski (Classics) received the 2010-11 Ruth & Myron G. Kuhlman Scholarship in Classics.
Abraham Callahan (Classics); Maureen Kumar (Classics); and Alyssa Whiting received the 2010-11 Mildred Masters McCarty Scholarship in Classics.
Jewelle Bickel (Philosophy) and Katelin McCullough (Classical Archeology) received the 2010-11 Lourania Miller Scholarship in Classical Languages.
Ian Bridges (Philosophy/Western Civilization) received the 2010-11 Gareth Morgan Scholarship in Classics.
Jacob Garner (Classical Archaeology/History) received the 2010-11 Francis Crain Cook Endowed Presidential Scholarship.
Kathleen Kidder (Classics/Ancient History and Classical Civilization) won the 2010-11 Colt Coble Birdwell Endowed Presidential Scholarship, and the 2010-11 Manson A. Stewart Scholarship from the Classical Association of the Middle West and South.
Erin Anderson (English) and Lily Morse (Psychology) received the 2010-11 Hibbs Scholarship Award.
Andrew Juraschek (Rhetoric and Writing) received the 2010-11 Robert D. King Dean’s Distinguished Graduates Endowed Presidential Scholarship in the Liberal Arts.
Vanessa Hicks (Rhetoric and Writing) received the 2010-11 Unrestricted Endowed Presidential Scholarship.
Joseph Kolker (Plan II Honors/History) received the 2010-11 Humanity in Action Fellowship.
Matthew Ramirez (Latin American Studies/English) won the 2010-11 Kemp-Forman Memorial Endowed Presidential Scholarship.
Megan Gibler (Linguistics/Psychology) received the 2010-11 Presidential Endowed Scholarship.
The 2010-11 Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award recipients are:
- Devon Adrianna Greer (Psychology/Biology)
- Alicia B. Herbison (Psychology)
- Brittany L. Kinard (Psychology)
- Michael David Koploy (Psychology)
- Elissa M. Ludeman (Anthropology)
- Brittney Ann Murdoch (Psychology)
- Truc Thanh Pham (Psychology)
- Margaret E. Sanders (Philosophy/Plan II Honors)
- Lauren C. Singer (Psychology/Premedical)
- Laura O. Yonemoto (Plan II Honors/Psychology)
- Jodi B. Zik (Psychology)
The 2010-11 Unrestricted Endowed Presidential Scholarship Award recipients are:
- Hannah Chesser (Plan II Honors/Premed)
- Frances Deavers (Psychology)
- Megan Gibler (Linguistics)
- Phillip Gu (Psychology/Premed)
- Kimberly Jennings (Psychology)
- Priya Kumar (Plan II Honors/Premed)
- Stephen Mahoney (Psychology/Premed)
- Jessica Messier (Math/Psychology/Premed)
- Nicholas Moore (Humanities)
- Bryan Song (Psychology)
- Lindsay Taraban (Psychology/English)
- Jennifer Travieso (Psychology/Biology/Premed)
- W. Michael Vanderlind (Psychology)
- Tyler Watts (Psychology)
The college has honored three students with a Dedman Distinguished Scholarship, which provides $13,000 per academic year for four years, as well as supplemental funding for study abroad programs. The Dedman Scholars for the Class of 2014 are:
- Elizabeth Barnes, Episcopal School (Dallas)
- Alexander Fischer, Woodlands High School (Woodlands)
- Katherine Sinclair, St. Pius High School (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Graduate Student News
Jenny Kelly (American Studies) received the 2010 Center for Women’s and Gender Studies Ellen Clarke Temple Award in the Study of Women and History.
Alex Magidow (Arabic Studies) received the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, a multi-year award funded by the Department of Education.
Matt LaFevor (Geography and the Environment) received the 2010-11 Boren Fellowship.
Regina Goodnow (Government) received the 2010-11 Fulbright-Hays Fellowship.
Daniel Nogueira Budny (Government) and Matt Buehler (Government) received the 2010-11 Boren Fellowship.
Michael Dennis (Government) received the 2010-11 Dissertation Support Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council’s Eurasia Program.
Lauren Terzenbach (Linguistics) received the 2010-11 Summer Language Fellowship from the American Institute of Indian Studies.
Aimee Lawrence (Linguistics) and Niamh Kelly (Linguistics) received 2010-11 Tinker Summer Field Research Grants from the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies.
Tierney Ahrold (Psychology) received the 2010 Tower Award from the university’s Volunteer and Service Learning Center.
Stephanie Cantu (Psychology) received the 2010-12 Graduate Research Fellowship Award from the National Science Foundation.
Hortencia Jimenez (Sociology) received the 2010-11 Dissertation Fellowship Award for from the Center for Mexican American Studies.
Corinne Reczek (Sociology) received the 2010-11 Dissertation Award from the American Sociological Association.
Meredith Martin Rountree (Sociology) received the 2010-11 Harry E. and Bernice M. Moore Fellowship from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.
Angela Frederick (Sociology) received the 2010 Ellen Clarke Temple Graduate Award.
Eric Campbell, Justin McIntosh, Telma Can Pixabaj and Wikaliler Daniel Smith (Linguistics) are recipients of Individual Graduate Studentships from the Endangered Language Documentation Programme (ELDP). ELDP has awarded UT approximately $193,000 in support of these projects. This grant competition is sponsored by the Arcadia Fund and administered by the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Languages. In addition, Maria Luz Garcia (Anthropology) will receive a one-year award from ELDP for her 2011 fieldwork on Ixil, a Guatemalan language.
Roy Germano (Government) has won the $10,000 Michael H. Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award at the Graduate School/University Co-op Awards for Excellence in Graduate Education.