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Genrietta Churbanova selected as Princeton valedictorian, John Freeman named salutatorian
April 16, 2024


Genrietta Churbanova, an anthropology major from Little Rock, Arkansas, has been named the Princeton Class of 2024 valedictorian. John Freeman, a classics major from Chicago, has been selected as the salutatorian.

Churbanova is deeply engaged in scholarship related to Chinese and Russian relations…

Ella Weber awarded Truman Scholarship for public service
April 12, 2024

Princeton University junior Ella Weber has been awarded a Truman Scholarship, which provides funding for graduate studies in public service, as well as leadership training and internship opportunities within the federal government. Weber, a member of the Class of 2025, is one of 60 recipients nationwide.

Weber is majoring in…

Four Princeton seniors awarded ReachOut 56-81-06 Fellowships for public service
March 21, 2024

Princeton University seniors Travis Kanoa Chai Andrade, Alison Parish, Meera Burghardt and Isabella Moscoe have been awarded fellowships from ReachOut 56-81-06, an alumni-funded effort that supports seniors to complete a public service project of their own design during the year after graduation.

Chai Andrade, an…

Two Princeton seniors, one Oxford student awarded Sachs Scholarship
Feb. 15, 2024

Princeton seniors Alice McGuinness and Nathalie Verlinde and University of Oxford student Jack Nunn have been named recipients of the Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship, one of Princeton University’s highest awards.

McGuinness has been named as the Sachs Scholar at Worcester College at the University of…

Princeton University named as a top producing institution for Fulbright U.S. Students
Feb. 15, 2024

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recognized Princeton University for being one of the colleges and universities with the highest number of students selected for the 2023-2024 Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government's flagship international…

Insight Into China: Schwarzman Scholars deepen their knowledge and understanding of China among a global cohort
Dec. 19, 2023

Story was originally published in the 2023 edition of Princeton University’s international magazine, Princeton International.

As China’s economy and global presence continues to grow and evolve amid escalating geopolitical…

Three Princeton seniors and one alumnus have been named Schwarzman Scholars
Dec. 14, 2023

Three Princeton seniors and one alumnus have been named Schwarzman Scholars for 2024 and will receive a scholarship for a one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

The Princeton winners are Class of 2023 members Genrietta Churbanova, Thomas Hughes and Oluwatise Okeremi, and Class of 2020 graduate Eric…

Princeton senior Sam Bisno named Mitchell Scholar
Nov. 27, 2023

Sam Bisno ’24 has been selected as a George J. Mitchell Scholar. This year, twelve students nationwide were awarded Mitchell Scholarships by the US-Ireland Alliance.

Bisno, from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will study history at Queen’s University Belfast and plans to research how transatlantic slavery and abolitionism…

Princeton senior Sam Harshbarger wins Rhodes Scholarship
Nov. 13, 2023

Princeton University senior Sam Harshbarger has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford.

Harshbarger is among 32 U.S. recipients of the prestigious fellowships, which fund two to three years of graduate study at Oxford. In a statement, Ramona I. Doyle, American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust…

Maria Ressa ’86 featured as part of Fulbright Alumni: Lasting Legacies
Aug. 2, 2023

Maria Ressa '86 has been recently featured as part of the Fulbright Program's "Fulbright Alumni: Lasting Legacies" series which showcases stories of notable program alumni.

Ressa, the…