As difficult as it may be to win a Rhodes scholarship – only 32 Rhodes Scholars are chosen nationwide each year – a remarkable number of U.Va. graduates have accomplished the feat.
As a debate over the vocational value of a liberal arts education focuses on the employment opportunities it can provide, more students are eager to start chiseling away to specialize their studies toward a potential career as quickly as possible.
Between U.Va.'s Department of Astronomy and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville is a hub of astronomical discovery and world-class research.
Adria will be graduating with a degree in the politics department’s honors program and East Asian studies and step into a military career as a highly decorated second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
During Moran Chen’s time as a physics doctoral student, she helped set a world record in an area of physics that could play a crucial role in giving rise to a prototype quantum computer.
“If not for scholarship support and AccessUVA, I simply wouldn’t be here.”
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