The Daily interviewed Booker’s former football teammates and senior class co-presidents to form a more nuanced picture of his formative college years at Stanford and examined his former Daily columns.
Correa was one of 32 students from the United States chosen to study at the University of Oxford in England following graduation.
Meghan Shea ’17 was named a Rhodes Scholar-elect on Nov. 19, making her one of 32 American students to win a fully-funded scholarship to further her studies at Oxford this year. Shea, an environmental systems engineering major at Stanford and prospective nature, society, and environmental governance student at Oxford, is an active member of several on-campus programs, such as Students for a Sustainable Stanford, and an independent researcher working through such programs as [email protected] and Mentoring Undergraduates in Interdisciplinary Research (MUIR). The Daily recently sat down with Shea to shed more light on her journey as a scholar.
Nadav Lidor ’16 was named a 2017 Rhodes Scholar on Nov. 19. The Rhodes Scholarships program provides the opportunity for Lidor to study at Oxford University free of all expenses for two or three years.
Meghan Shea ’17 was named a 2017 Rhodes Scholar-elect on Nov. 19. Considered one of the oldest and most celebrated international fellowships, the Rhodes Scholarship funds two to three years of study at the University of Oxford for 32 outstanding students each year.
Maya Krishnan ’15 and Emily Witt ’15 were announced as American Rhodes Scholars-elect for 2015 in a press release from the Rhodes Trust on Nov. 22.
After narrowly missing out last year, Miles Unterreiner ’12 M.A. ’13 will be attending Oxford University next year as a 2014 U.S. Rhodes Scholar. Last year, an anonymous donor provided a private plane so that Unterreiner could run in the NCAA cross country national championships and interview for the Rhodes scholarship on the same day, but…
“After the interviews, I wasn’t expecting to win — this isn’t false modesty, it’s just statistics,” Emma Pierson ’13 M.S ’13 said about the Rhodes Scholarship application process. If anyone knows statistics, it’s Pierson, who received the 2013 Dean’s Award for Academic Achievement for “her talents and accomplishment in physics, machine learning, statistical analysis and interpretation…