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Hunter Students and Recent Graduates Win Prestigious National Awards for Excellence in the Sciences

This spring, the National Science Foundation awarded highly coveted NSF Graduate Research Fellowships to five young scholars from Hunter. The College's 2013 NSF Fellows are recent graduates Amanda Collado '10, Aaron Dolor '12, a recent graduate of the Thomas Hunter Honors Program, Ben Hixon '12, and Meryl Horn '12, and graduate students Tayyaba Toseef and Jasmine Hatcher. Hatcher participates in the NSF Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (NSF-IGERT) program at Hunter, which focuses on Ph.D. training and research.

Graduate student Melissa Deri, who is also a participant in the NSF-IGERT program at Hunter, was awarded the prestigious National Institutes of Health Graduate Research Fellowship. 

A 2013 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, another national prize for talented young scientists, has been awarded to Kristina Navrazhina, a student at the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter.

Read about the scientific interests and achievements of this year's NSF Fellows and Goldwater Scholar by selecting Hunter College on this "Pride of the City 2013" page.

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