Life Sciences alumna and 2016 Fulbright Grant recipient Sarahann Yeh during her study abroad in Indonesia in 2013.

Life Sciences alumna and 2016 Fulbright Grant recipient Sarahann Yeh during her study abroad in Indonesia in 2013.

Life Sciences Alumna Awarded Fulbright Grant

With graduation only weeks away, senior biological sciences major Sarahann Yeh’s future looks even brighter since being awarded the 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Grant.

The Life Sciences alumna will use her award to teach English in Indonesia, assisting local English teachers.

Yeh said that Scholars gave her the springboard she needed to get involved on campus.

“Scholars enabled me to hit the ground running when I came to Maryland,” Yeh said.

Scholars Travel to Arizona for Spring Break Course

For more than 20 years, Scholars students have spent their spring break studying the desert in Arizona. This year, 21 students enrolled in the 3-credit field geology course camped under the stars and traveled the state to learn about the role of the desert in a variety of disciplines, including astronomy, geology, human cultures, and ecology.

The group camped four nights and spent the other five nights in motels, observing several natural settings along the way. Students were graded on field work, a pre-trip quiz, and a final paper.

Emily Tuttle at the Howth shore in Dublin, Ireland during her creative writing immersion program, an experience made possible the by Berlin scholarship.

Emily Tuttle at the Howth shore in Dublin, Ireland during her creative writing immersion program, an experience made possible the by Berlin scholarship.

Berlin Scholarship Sends Scholar to Ireland for Creative Writing Immersion

As a former Arts Scholars and past winner of the Martha and Ira Berlin Legacy Fund Scholarship, senior Emily Tuttle’s Scholars experience is even more meaningful since her scholarship win.

Earning the scholarship provided Tuttle with the opportunity to study abroad in Ireland in a creative writing immersion class through the Department of Arts and Humanities.

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