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UHPers in Poli Sci Newsletter!

19 Dec

Check out Adam Bethke and Dan Horning on page 6 of the Poli Sci newsletter!  Screen cap below, and link to the full pdf here.

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UHPers Dominate Rice, Gamow, and Provost/OVPR Research Prizes!

30 Apr

Congratulations to the winners of the George Gamow, Luther Rice and Provost/OVPR research prizes! Honors students made up 22% of the winners of these prestigious awards, while the UHP makes up less than 5% of the total student population at GW.

UHPers Adam Bethke and Michelle Kuhn received the Provost/ OVPR Undergraduate Research Fellowship.

UHPers Madison Boggs, Alexandra Kralick, Julia Wagner and Hannah Wendling were selected for the Gamow Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program. The Gamow provides funding to undergraduates who submit a proposal with a faculty member to conduct research, scholarship or creative activity.

UHPers Jeremy Barr, Jeffrey Messina, Josh Rivers and Paul Seltzer won the Luther Rice Collaborative Fellowship, which requires a significant, focused examination of an idea or an area of inquiry. The research should result in work that could merit presentation or publication in a scholarly venue.

Also, congratulations to the five UHP freshman whose writings on the summer reading, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, were chosen for the anthology. Kevin Frey, Shira Herald, Jacob Learned, Michelle Stuhlmacher and Brooke Talbot were among 16 freshman chosen to have their responses published. If you’d like to read their pieces, we have a copy in the townhouse for your perusal!

Check out Free Museum Weekend with other UHPers

21 Sep

UHPer and Thurston House Proctor Adam Bethke is leading a trip with a bunch of other UHPers to check oout the National Museum of Crime and Punishment this weekend.  Want to join?  Email him at bethke@gwmail.gwu.edu.

So this weekend is free museum weekend, courtesy of the Smithsonian.
There are museums that aren’t free normally that you can get into for free this weekend.
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/

I’m planning on taking a bunch of residents on a trip to the National Museum of Crime and Punishment at 1pm on Saturday.

Students can email me for the registration form, where they’ll find all of the important information (including specifically how to get the free museum tickets and what to bring/where to meet).

UHPers in the HOUSE (Because they’re House Staff, you know)

24 Aug

If you’re a freshman in the UHP, there’s a good chance that you’ll be seeing a lot of Adam Bethke and Kelly Bartz.  They’re the House Proctors for the 8th floor of Thurston, which is where a lot of freshmen UHPers will be living this year.  Here’s your chance to get to know them now! Continue reading

UHPer Adam Bethke Receives Summer Fulbright!

25 May

GWU and University Honors Program  student, Adam Bethke, received a prestigious place on a Fulbright Summer Institute to the UK!  This is pretty cool news, and a huge accomplishment.  Big congrats to Adam!

Adam Bethke, a student from The George Washington University has received a place on a Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Roehampton University on one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programmes operating world-wide.

As a participant, Adam Bethke has been selected from a strong applicant pool to experience the UK on a month long summer program. He will be studying themes of government and citizenship while experiencing culture in the United Kingdom firsthand.

He hopes to gain a more global perspective on issues of government, citizenship, identity and security during the Fulbright Summer Institute.  During the Fulbright Roehampton University Summer Institute, he hopes to expand his world view and gain a better understanding of the underlying concepts of politics, citizenship, and culture in the United Kingdom.

Commenting on receiving the place, Adam said:

“This is a phenomenal opportunity. The program, which will explore themes of politics, identity and national security, is directly related to my academic interests in political science and criminal justice. In addition to the academic correlations, the program will provide me an opportunity to gain an insight into how the issues that I have been studying here in the United States are dealt with in other countries. I am hopeful that this opportunity will expand my horizons and provide me a better balanced perspective by exposing me to different world views.”

The Commission selects participants through a rigorous application and interview process. In making these awards the Commission looks not only for academic excellence but a focused application, a range of extracurricular and community activities, demonstrated ambassadorial skills, a desire to further the Fulbright Programme and a plan to give back to the recipient’s home country upon returning.

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