Six Harvard undergraduates are among the 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes Scholars on Sunday. They will begin their studies at the University of Oxford in October 2013.
Harvard President Drew Faust was awarded an honorary degree by Oxford University in a ceremony marked by traditions four centuries old on a campus at least twice as old as Harvard’s.
Matthews Mmopi, a recent Harvard graduate from South Africa, and David Obert, a second-year Harvard Medical School (HMS) student, have been selected as 2012 Rhodes Scholars, and will join the University’s four U.S. Rhodes winners at the University of Oxford next fall.
Harvard senior James McAuley was recently named a Marshall Scholar, a prestigious award that will allow him to study for two years at a university of his choice in the United Kingdom, likely Oxford.
Four Harvard seniors — Sam Galler, Spencer Lenfield, Brett Rosenberg, and Victor Yang — were named 2012 American Rhodes Scholars, one of the most prestigious academic awards in the world, with just 32 selected annually.
Four Harvard undergraduates are among the 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes Scholars on Saturday. They will begin their studies at the University of Oxford next October.
A consortium led by scientists at the University of Oxford and Harvard Medical School has constructed the world’s most detailed genetic map, built from data from 30,000 African-Americans. The researchers assert that this is the most accurate and highest resolution genetic map yet.
History professor Michael Szonyi recounts a career that began when he accepted a job at 17 working in Asia.