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  • UW Students Receive UNCF/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Award

    April 8, 2013

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    University of Washington juniors Chinonso Opara and Sarra Tekola are among an elite group of students. This spring they received the UNCF/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Award, presented annually to around 15 undergraduates from across the country. The honor includes up to a $25,000 scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year, as well as eligibility to…


  • Faculty Make a Difference by Mentoring

    May 29, 2012

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

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    For seniors Josh Matlock and Nichole Tyler, faculty mentors are making a significant impact on their pursuit of bioengineering degrees. Matlock, affiliated with OMA&D’s Stipends for Training Aspiring Researchers (STAR) program, and Tyler, affiliated with the Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD), were among the UW students honored at a national conference in November. Both…


  • UW Students Participate in National STEM Conference

    March 21, 2012

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    UW Students Participate in National STEM Conference

    Six University of Washington students presented research and two earned awards at the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), held Feb. 23-25, in Atlanta, Ga. Junior Klondy Canales and senior Thien-Y Le were recognized for their poster presentations in biological sciences. The all-female student group represented a number of…


  • Alexandra Herndon Receives UNCF/Merck Science Initiative Award

    April 20, 2010

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    Alexandra Herndon Receives UNCF/Merck Science Initiative Award

    University of Washington junior Alexandra Herndon was in a meeting and just happened to check her email when she received the good news. Herndon, a chemistry major, received the 2010 UNCF/Merck Science Initiative Award - an honor that includes up to $25,000 in scholarships, as well the opportunity to take part in two summer research…