Three University of Redlands students have been selected as Fulbright scholars, continuing a strong showing of Fulbright scholars at Redlands that now numbers 20 scholars awarded over the past seven years.
Of the four finalists at Redlands this year, three received the award:
Mounika Parimi ’14, double major in biology and music, will conduct research as a scholar at Technische Universitat, Dresden, Germany, in the Research Department of Regenerative Therapies. Her research will focus on issues within type 1 diabetes.
Amber Stansbury ‘15, bachelor’s degree in communicative disorders, will conduct research as a scholar to Universidad Autonoma De Queretaro, Mexico, for the project of Morphosyntactic and Neurophysiological Markers, investigating specific language impairment and identifying linguistic markers.
Stefani Spence ‘15, double major in environmental studies and Spanish, will conduct research as a scholar to Centro Interdisciplinario de Investigacion para el Desarrollo Integral Regional, Unidad Oaxaca, Mexico. Her research will focus on the indigenous Chinantec community of San Pedro Tlatepusco and the impact of the bracken fern on their lives and agriculture.
Alexandria Sethares ’15, a business administration major at Wagner College, has been selected for a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to South Korea as an English Teaching Assistant. The program begins in July with a six-week orientation program of intensive Korean language and cultural study and ESL training. Sethares will be immersed in Korean culture during her Fulbright year, teaching English in an elementary school and most likely staying with a Korean family — an experience she is eager to take on. Read more
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