The June 2017 Bryn Mawr College Alumnae Bulletin features an article by MMUF PhD and Bryn Mawr alumna Joanna Pinto-Coelho about Bryn Mawr's MMUF program, one of the eight campus programs that date back to MMUF's founding in 1988. The article, entitled "The Power of the Pipeline," includes interviews with two other Bryn Mawr alums, Erica Seaborne and Gissell Montoya, who offer their perspectives on the MMUF experience.
Brown University MMUF fellow Kara Roanhorse is one of 20 American students to receive the 2017 Beinecke Scholarship. The Beinecke Scholarship Program provides scholarships for the future graduate education of college juniors, with winners receiving $4,000 prior to entering graduate school and another $30,000 while enrolled. Kara, who is pursuing a dual bachelor's degree in public policy and ethnic studies, has already been the recipient of a Udall Scholarship for tribal public policy.
MMUF PhD and Brown University assistant professor of American and ethnic studies Monica Martinezwas awarded an Andrew Carnegie fellowship in April for her research project "New Narratives for Reckoning with Histories of Violence." The Carnegie fellowship, which was awarded to 35 scholars this year, carries a $200,000 award that can be used in support of winners' current research. Dr.
MMUF fellow Anna Ntiriwah-Asare (Stanford '14) is one of 36 American students to receive the 2017 Gates Cambridge Scholarship. The scholarship enables outstanding graduate students from outside the United Kingdom to pursue full-time, fully-funded graduate study at the University of Cambridge. Anna, whose B.A.
MMUF PhD Erica Armstrong Dunbar, who is Professor of Black Studies and History at the University of Delaware, is featured in a recent New York Times article on Ona Judge, a slave owned by George Washington's wife Martha who escaped to New Hampshire, where she evaded multiple attempts by the Washingtons to recapture her.
MMUF fellow Bill De La Rosa, who graduated from Bowdoin College this past spring, has been awarded the Marshall Scholarship. The Marshall, which funds graduate study in the United Kingdom for about 40 American students each year, will support Bill's graduate work at Oxford University, where he has been admitted to a master's program in migration studies.