A Full Roster of Fulbrights

Posted in Crosswalk, News Briefs, Fall 2017

Since the Fulbright program was established in 1946, 51 Drexel students and recent alumni and 11 faculty and staff have received Fulbright grants through Drexel. Drexel Fulbright applications are run through Pennoni Honors College.

More Drexel students and alumni were offered grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program this year than ever before, with eight Dragons earning the prestigious award. Fulbright scholars receive funding for one academic year of self-designed study, research, creative projects or English-language teaching in over 140 countries.

The Drexel students and alumni who received Fulbright grants are: (starting top-left, left to right)

Claudia Gutierrez, BS/MS biomedical engineering ’15 grad and a Pennoni Honors College student.

Vauhgn Shirey, BS environmental science ’17 grad from the College of Arts and Sciences

Wen-Kuni Ceant, Master’s in health management and policy ’16 from the Dornsife School of Public Health.

Emily Lurier, PhD candidate in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems.

Carli Moorehead, Dual graduate with a BS in biomedical engineering and MS in materials science ’17.

Shawn Joshi, MD/PhD student in the College of Medicine and the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems.

Gregory Niedt, PhD student in the Department of Communication, Culture, and Media in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Kaitlin Thaker, Senior global studies major in the College of Arts and Sciences.