Campus & Community

Five seniors receive Rockefeller Memorial Fellowships

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The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Fellowships Administrative Board has announced the selection of five graduating seniors for its 2001-02 fellowship.

The Rockefeller Fellowships contribute $14,000 toward one year of purposeful postgraduate immersion in a foreign culture for candidates at critical stages in their development who feel a need for new and broadening experiences.

This year’s five Rockefeller Fellowship recipients include Anne Durston ’01 of Leverett House, Mellody Hayes ’01 of Lowell House, Brian Milder ’01 of Mather House, Kanu Okike ’01 of Currier House, and Renee Raphael ’01 of Cabot House.

  • Anne Durston will travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to teach music and environmental science to children.
  • Mellody Hayes will travel to Beijing to investigate how educational needs and social inequalities are culturally understood.
  • Brian Milder will travel to Santiago, Chile, to examine social and political networks in working-class communities.
  • Kanu Okike will travel to rural Ghana to teach children about disease and its prevention.
  • Renee Raphael will travel to the Ecuadorian Amazon to assist in remote public health education initiatives.