Two Guggenheims, 11 Fulbrights

Among 182 scholars and artists designated to receive this years John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowships are Penn faculty members Hai-Lung Dai, Ph.D., Professor and Chairman of Chemistry, who will study chemical reaction control, and Robert Blair St. George, Ph.D., Professor of Folklore and Folklife, who will study the spoken language and oral poetics in early New England.

Eleven Fulbrights for starters

Penn students selected for international study grants as Fulbright Fellows this spring include, in the graduate division:

square.gifDavid Haney, Architecture, who will study in Germany;

square.gifBruce Baird, East Asian Languages and Literature, in Japan;

square.gifSolimar Otero, Folklore and Folklife, in Nigeria;

square.gifNicholas Sawicki, History of Art, in the Czech Republic; and

square.gifJeanne Nugent, History of Art, in Germany

Undergraduate Fellows include:

square.gifKatrin Fraser, Asian and Middle-Eastern Studies, in Korea;

square.gifKristina Herbert, Biochemistry/Biophysics, in Germany;

square.gifMiriam Joffe-Block, Anthropology, in Thailand;

square.gifLaura E. Robbins, History, in Spain;

square.gifAdam Kaufman, Management and Technology, in Mexico; and

square.gifChristopher Murray, Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business, in Mexico.

About 10 additional Fulbright applications were pending at press time, according to Clare Cowen, advisor for graduate scholarships abroad.

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Originally published on May 4, 2000