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Graduate Student News
San Martin Awarded MIT Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Layton Wins CNAIR American Philosophical Society Fellowship
Judge Wins Multiple Grants
Egli Awarded CLIR Mellon Fellowship
Perez Receives Posen Foundation Fellowship
Judge Awarded AIPS Fellowship
History Graduate Students Selected for Mellon Public Scholars
Ordaz Awarded George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award
Montanez-Sanabria Receives FONDECYT Post Doc
Clendening Wins DAAD Research Fellowship
Reinhardt Publishes New Book
Judge and Tavolacci Win Fulbright-Hays Awards
Gallman selected for ASLH Student Research Colloquium
Reeder publishes article in JAH
Mendoza Interviewed for OAH Blog
Fowler Awarded Research Position with National Research Council in Spain
Roberts Receives Emile G. Scholz Prize
Gallman Awarded Residential and Research Grants
Cox Wins Joseph Graduate Research Award
Perez Receives Israel Doctoral Fellowship
Mikecz Wins DSS Doctoral Fellowship for Excellence
Gallman Awarded Ford Dissertation Year Fellowship
Knudten Receives Bancroft Award
Mendoza Accepts Postdoctoral Position
Reid Publishes New Book
Blake Appointed Dissertation Fellow
Layton Appointed Mayers Fellow at Huntington
Kean Selected for MESDA Summer Insitute
Clune Named Promising New Faculty
Grennan Browning Wins Multiple Awards
Gallman Wins Huggins-Quarles Award
Stenner Selected as Sultan Visiting Fellow at UC Berkeley
Balloffet Accepts Postdoctoral Scholar Position
Denning Published in "The Atlantic"
Ordaz Awarded UC Mexus Fellowship
Ragas Wins Postdoctoral Fellowship at Cornell
Ordaz Awarded SHAFR Grant
Gallman Wins Cromwell Fellowship
Alyagon Wins Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation Fellowship
Dries Wins Fulbright-Hays Fellowship
Mikecz Wins National Science Foundation Fellowship
Clement Wins Gilder Lehrman Fellowship
Mendoza to participate in NEH Newberry summer institute
Jarquin Wins Bancroft Library Prize
Stenner Receives McLeod Fellowship
Montañez-Sanabria Receives Ahmanson-Getty Post-Doc Fellowship
Rajbir Judge wins prestigious fellowship
Tyson Reeder receives Scholz prize
David Stenner to receive France-Berkeley fellowship
José Ragas received Provost's Fellowship
Yesika Ordaz receives UCD fellowship
Jessica Fowler receives Soc Sci Dean's Doctoral Fellowship
Rachel Reeves awarded UK Jacobite fellowship
Jeremy Mikecz wins Mellon Internat'l Diss Fellowship
Jacob Lee wins Newberry Library Fellowship
Mary Mendoza wins Ford Foundation Fellowship
Stenner wins Mellon Dissertation Fellowship
Jacob Lee wins Filson Fellowship
Fowler, Lee, and Mendoza win Huntington Library Fellowships
Jessica Ordaz wins Mentorship Fellowship
Mary Mendoza wins SMU Center for Southwest Studies summer grant
Joanna Tague selected for National History Seminar
Petlack publishes in Ohio History Journal
David Stenner wins article award from American Institute for Maghrib Studies
Miles Powell wins article award from Western Historical Quarterly
Lily Balloffet receives Fulbright
2012 Winners of the Emile G. Scholz 203 Seminar Prize
Cristian Castro receives fellowship
Jessica Fowler wins Pacific Rim Research Graduate Fellowship
Logan Clendening wins IICAS Thyssen Foundation Fellowship
Mary Mendoza wins Smithsonian fellowship
Elizabeth Montanez-Sanabria wins Research Grant
Rachel Reeves wins Research Grants
Mark Carey, UCD PhD 2005, wins Elinor Melville Prize for Latin American Environmental History
OGS Travel Award Applications
Reinhardt wins article award
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