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Wendy Leutert, Government
Wendy Leutert Receives Fulbright-Hays Fellowship

A 2015-2016 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship has been awarded to Wendy Leutert, Ph.D. student in government and international relations at Cornell University, and a native of Naples, Florida.

Saba Parvez, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Student Spotlight: Saba Parvez

Graduate student Saba Parvez studies cellular processes that can lead to diseases like cancer and neurodegenerative disorders.

Michael Smith, Entomology
Student Spotlight: Michael Smith

Cornell graduate student Michael Smith was recently recognized on the national stage when he won an IgNobel Prize for his publication studying the pain of bee stings.

Paula Doubrawa, Engineering
Student Spotlight: Paula Doubrawa

Doctoral candidate Paula Doubrawa is helping build a future in offshore wind technology.

Teaching Postdoc Laura Manella
Postdoc Spotlight: Laura Manella

Laura Manella is a teaching postdoc, working on incorporating more active learning into undergrad STEM courses.

Postdoc Christa Heyward
Postdoc Spotlight: Christa Heyward

Christa Heyward studies the role of the immune system during pregnancy in the lab of Robin Davisson.

Postdoc Michael David Hamilton
Postdoc Spotlight: Michael Hamilton

Michael studies the sentence structure, pronunciation and their interface in Mi'gmaq, an understudied and endangered First Nations language from the Algonquian language family. Also, he's Canadian.

Postdoc Jonathan Caranto
Postdoc Spotlight: Jonathan Caranto

Studying the ways agriculture can impact the environmental and ecological health of fisheries and marine life, former professional basketball player Jonathan Caranto hopes to help transform farming practices.

Postdoc Diego Muñoz
Postdoc Spotlight: Diego Muñoz

Postdoc Diego Muñoz came to Ithaca from Chile to work with Dong Lai in Astronomy.

Simone White, Genetics, Genomics, and Development
Student Spotlight: Simone White

Simone White has been awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study, one of 30 fellowships given to outstanding students who are pursuing a Ph.D. in the life sciences.

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