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Department News - 2016

Keener ’17 Wins Sachs Scholarship
Dec. 16, 2016

Becca Keener ’17, a religion major who is pursuing certificates in Near Eastern Studies and Arabic Language and Culture, has been awarded a Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship. Keener plans to attend the London School of Economics in order to earn a master’s degree in global Europe: culture and conflict. “For her senior thesis,…

Harb Awarded NEH Grant
Dec. 14, 2016

Assistant professor Lara Harb has been awarded a “Fellowship for University Teachers” grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities for her project “Mimesis in Classical Arabic Literature.” These fellowships “support college and university teachers and independent scholars pursuing advanced research.”

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Lim ’17 Named Schwarzman Scholar
Dec. 2, 2016

Preston Lim ’17, an NES concentrator who is also working on a Certificate in the History and Practice of Diplomacy, was named a 2018 Schwarzman Scholar. The Schwarzman Scholars program “is a highly selective, one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing that is designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders for the…

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