Fulbrights awarded to 15 from WUSTL

In a record-setting performance, WUSTL has 15 Fulbright Scholars from the 2004-05 competition.

Of the University’s 39 applicants, 15 were selected — breaking the previous mark of 13 set last year, a 38 percent success rate, the same as last year.

From the 2000-01 through 2002-03 academic years, there were a total of 17 Fulbright Scholars from the University.

This year’s Fulbright scholars, along with their field of study and destination, are: Anneke DeLuycker (anthropology, Peru); Abigail Dumes (anthropology, France); Joshua Ehrlich (anthropology, Ecuador); Patience Graybill (Germanic languages and literatures, Germany);

Chad Haddal (political science, Sweden); Barbara Hawatmeh (law, Italy); Elisabeth Hildebrand (anthropology, Ethiopia); Samuel Hirst (modern history, Russia); Grace Kiang (teaching English as a foreign language, Germany);

Suzuko Knott (Germanic languages and literature, Germany); Nicole List (anthropology, Senegal); Bertin Louis (anthropology, Haiti); Tana Mitby (teaching English as a foreign language, Germany); Sonja Schiller (teaching English as a foreign language, France); and Tessa Schneider (teaching English as a foreign language, Germany).

Andrea Hoopes (public health, Sweden) was picked as an alternate.

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