2021–22 Award Winners

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Adam Elzarka

Adam Elzarka is a third-year student double majoring in Medical Sciences and Liberal Arts with concentrations in Arabic, Philosophy, and Psychology. He is a recipient of the Truman Scholarship.

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Nicholas Shaw

Nicholas Shaw is a third-year Medical Sciences student at the College of Medicine, pursuing his Bachelor of Science. Nicholas is a recipient of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship.

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Will Thompson

Will Thompson is a Beta Gamma Sigma MS Business Analytics student with a BA in Mathematics and minor in Middle East Studies. He is a recipient of the Boren Fellowship in Jordan.

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Kylie Boyer

Kylie Boyer is pursuing a Master of Arts at the University of Cincinnati in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies with certificates in Film and Media Studies and Asian Studies. She is a recipient of the Critical Language Scholarship

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Adam Elzarka

Adam Elzarka is a third-year student double majoring in Medical Sciences and Liberal Arts with concentrations in Arabic, Philosophy, and Psychology. He is a a recipient of the Critical Language Scholarship

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Lily Stiefel

Lily Stiefel is a third-year student pursuing a BA in Asian Studies with minors in English and Marketing, and a certificate in Japanese Language and Culture. She is a a recipient of the Critical Language Scholarship.

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Andrew Van Dyke

Andrew Van Dyke is a Ph.D. Candidate in Musicology at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). He is a recipient of the Critical Language Scholarship in Russia (declined).

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Stephanie Cuyubamba Kong

Stephanie Cuyubamba Kong is a 2021 DAAP graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and certificate in Critical Visions. She is a recipient of the Fulbright Study/Research: Arts grant in Peru.

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Regina Kazanjian

Regina is a 2015 alumni of DAAP who runs her footwear business, leads Indigo Hippo as board president, teaches as an adjunct at DAAP, and manages projects for a creative agency. She is a recipient of the Fulbright Aalto University Graduate Award.

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Lynn Pickering

Lynn Pickering is a UC PhD candidate in Aerospace Engineering, after graduating in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. She is a recipient of the Fulbright Ghent University Award in Belgium.

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Isabel Slonneger

Isabel Slonneger (she/her) will be graduating this Spring with a Bachelor's in International Affairs and Environmental Studies. She is a recipient of the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Spain.

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Chinmay Bakshi

Chinmay Bakshi is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in Neurobiology and Medical Sciences with an emphasis in public health and a recipient of the Samvid Scholarship.

2021–22 Award Finalists

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Thomas Croke

Thomas M. Croke V is a Ph.D. candidate in Musicology at CCM. His research focuses on the legacy of the illness and death of Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin. He is a semi-finalist for the Fulbright Study/Research: Arts grant in Poland.

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Jack Fogle

Jack Fogle is a fourth year student graduating this semester with a dual degree in Biology and Neuroscience, minors in Psychology and Chemistry. Jack is a Darwin T Turner Scholar and a semi-finalist for the Fulbright Study/Research grant in Slovenia.

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Maya Gulani

Maya Gulani is pursuing a BA in Political Science, International Affairs, and German Studies as well as certificates in Religious Studies and War, Peace, and Security. She is a semi-finalist for the Fulbright ETA program in Germany.

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Joyner Horn

Joyner Horn received her Master of Music in Voice from CCM in 2020. She aims to explore the ways theatre can be used as a vehicle for social change. She is an alternate for the Fublright John Wood LAMDA Award in Classical Acting.

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Daniel Posmik

Daniel Posmik is pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics with a minor in Mathematics. He is a finalist for the Schwarzman Scholarship.

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Mariam Soliman

Mariam Soliman graduated from UC in 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Middle Childhood Education who wants to be a voice and advocate for young people affected by educational inequity. She is an alternate for the Fulbright ETA program in Turkey.