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KU students win awards

June 16, 2000

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Nine Kansas University students have received Fulbright and other international awards for study and research abroad during the 2000-2001 academic year.

Six students won Fulbright awards, receiving round-trip travel, health insurance, tuition, if relevant, and living expenses for the academic year. Three others received international study awards as a result of the Fulbright competition, receiving the same benefits as those of the Fulbright.

Winners, their home town, their major and award are:

  • David Monroe Cochran Jr., Austin, Tex., doctoral student in geography, Fulbright award.
  • Betty Ellen Cook, Overland Park, doctoral student in anthropology, Netherland-America Foundation grant.
  • Kristen Elizabeth Field, Bedford, Tex., May 2000 graduate with a bachelor's degree in German, Fulbright award.
  • Matthew Richard Lindaman, Humboldt, doctoral student in history, German Academic Exchange Service annual grant.
  • Elizabeth Jane King, Topeka, May 2000 graduate with bachelor's degrees in psychology and Slavic languages, Fulbright award.
  • Cameron Kent McCormick, Lawrence, doctoral student in geography, Fulbright award.
  • Michael Thomas Schmitt, Lawrence, doctoral student in psychology, Fulbright award.
  • James "Jay" Scott Sheperd, Roeland Park, May 2000 graduate with bachelor's degrees in microbiology and journalism, German Academic Exchange Service annual grant.
  • Stacey Kathryn Sowards, Detroit, doctoral student in communication studies, Fulbright award.

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