Miles Unterreiner, Meredith Wheeler and Emma Pierson were named Rhodes Scholars this weekend.
Approximately 700 people gathered at Cemex Auditorium on Saturday for the second annual TEDxStanford event, which featured Stanford-affiliated speakers and performers including football coach David Shaw ’94, Indian folk dance group Basmati Raas and Rhodes Scholar Rachel Kolb ’12 M.A. ’13.
Discussing both her time at Stanford and her recent book “Drift,” Rachel Maddow told a packed Memorial Auditorium that “my Stanford advice is to…get good at making good arguments…There will be a role in your life for assessing facts well and putting them in a structure that makes sense.”
Margaret Hayden ’13 and Rachel Kolb ’12 M.A. ’13 were named Rhodes Scholars-elect this year.
The Rhodes Trust announced the 32 recipients of this honor on Saturday, including Margaret Hayden ‘13 and Rachel Kolb ‘12 M.A. ‘13.
The NCAA granted Stanford a waiver on the team travel rule, allowing Unterreiner to attend both commitments on time.
At 1:15 p.m. Eastern time on Nov. 17, Unterreiner will leave the starting line at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park. He will cross the finish line about half an hour later. He was informed to be present and waiting for a potential Rhodes follow-up interview in Seattle by 3:30 p.m. Pacific time on Nov. 17. There are no direct flights from Louisville to Seattle.
Befriending a professor is no easy task, but it does come in handy. For one thing, a good relationship with your professor makes it easier to get that prized recommendation letter.