Past Honorees - Students

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Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
British Marshall Scholarship
Clifford C. Furnas Scholar-Athlete Award
Critical Language Scholarship
Department of Homeland Security Graduate Fellowship
Fulbright Program
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
IGERT (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship) Fellowship
Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
National Security Education Program: David L. Boren Scholarships
Rhodes Scholarship
Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Award
Sigma Xi Research Awards
SUNY Chancellor's Awards for Student Excellence
UB Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award
UB Student Organization Award for Excellence in Academics and Service
UB Undergraduate Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creativity
Undergraduate Prize for Library-Supported Research
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship


Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is awarded to sophomores and juniors who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue advanced degrees in mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering.

2013
  • Christopher Dundas
  • Phillip Tucciarone
2012
  • Daniel Salem
2011
  • Maxwell L. Bileschi
2010
  • Jasmine May
2009
  • Claire Lochner
2008
  • Bradley Cheetham
2007
  • David A. Marsh
  • Yekaterina V. Merkulova
  • Andrew S. Paluch
  • Christina S. Yaccob
2006
  • Rachael D. Brust
  • Mark D. Huntington
  • Mary Elise Rumpf
  • Christopher L. Wirth
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British Marshall Scholarship

Forty Marshall Scholarships are awarded per year to finance young Americans of high ability to study at the graduate level at a United Kingdom institution in any field of study.

As future leaders, with a lasting understanding of British society, Marshall Scholars strengthen the enduring relationship between the British and American peoples, their governments and their institutions. Marshall Scholars are talented, independent and wide-ranging, and their time as Scholars enhances their intellectual and personal growth. Their direct engagement with Britain through its best academic programs contributes to their ultimate personal success.

2007
  • Brian A. Danielak
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Clifford C. Furnas Scholar-Athlete Award

2013
  • Brittany Kuras
2012
  • Shanté L. White
2011
  • Marissa Hornbaker
2009
  • Mary Veith
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Critical Language Scholarship

Sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers, this award offers intensive summer language institutes overseas in eleven critical need foreign languages. The CLS Program is part of the National Security Language Initiative, a U.S. government interagency effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages.

2012
  • Matthew Zambito
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Department of Homeland Security Graduate Fellowship

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) realizes that the country’s strong science and technology community provides a critical advantage in the development and implementation of counter-terrorist measures and other DHS objectives. The DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program is intended for both undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing the basic science and technology innovations that can be applied to the DHS mission.

2007
  • No awardees
2006
  • Danielle Schrader
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Fulbright Program

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright program is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide. The program was established in 1946 by the U.S. Congress to "enable the government of the United States to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries."

2013
  • Amanda Buonopane
2012
  • Karl Barber
  • Grace Mukupa
  • Thawab Shibly
2011
  • Tanya A. Bucierka (Alternate)
  • Rachel M. Hoorwitz
  • Joseph A. Lake
  • Brian McSherry
  • Justin M. Parks
  • Melissa Schindler
2008
  • Dale Hess
2007
  • Karen E. Corey
  • Melinda K. Wright
2006
  • Shifa I. Ali
  • George D. Dalbo
  • Joshua I. Gentzke
  • Carla M. Sanderson
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Harry S. Truman Scholarship

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation - the federal memorial to our thirty-third President - awards merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Truman Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school, participate in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.

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IGERT (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship) Fellowship

2008
  • Mike Habberfiled
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Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship identifies and supports young people of exceptional promise, application, deportment, and character who have financial need and demonstrated excellence in academic endeavors and extracurricular activities. The fellowship provide up to six years of support, which can total as much as $50,000 per year.

2007
  • Ogechukwu Etudo
  • Ola A. Mscichowski
2006
  • Allana Krolikowski
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Morris K. Udall Scholarship

The Morris K. Udall Scholarship Foundation awards eighty $5,000 scholarships annually to undergraduates who will pursue careers relating to the environment, and to Native American or Alaska Natives interested in tribal public policy and Native American health care. Through these scholarships, the Foundation hopes to encourage future leaders across a wide spectrum of policy, science, education, social science and health fields.

2012
  • Esther Buckwalter
2011
  • Kristina Blank (Honorable Mention)
2009
  • Christopher Llop
2008
  • Aaron Krolikowski
2007
  • Kelly R. Miller
2006
  • Peter C. Rizzo
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National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship provides three years of support ($40,000 per year plus tuition waiver and fees) for graduate study leading to research-based masters or doctoral degrees in mathematical, physical, biological, engineering and behavioral and social sciences, including the history of science.

2013
  • Nikita Butakov (Honorable Mention)
  • Sourobh Ghosh
  • Daniel Salem
2011
  • Bradley Darrall
  • Erin M. Jacklin (Honorable Mention)
  • Claire M. Lochner
  • Daniel P. Muffoletto (Honorable Mention)
2008
  • Kelly Miller
  • Stacy Pustulka
2007
  • Mark D. Huntington
  • Christopher L. Wirth
2006
  • Mark J. Cianchetti
  • Michelle A. Kline
  • Robert Spengler
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National Security Education Program: David L. Boren Scholarships

NSEP supports undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate high levels of academic performance and strong motivation to internationalize their education by developing expertise in the languages, cultures, and world regions less commonly studied by Americans.

2012
  • Sarah Boerschig
  • Matthew Zambito (Alternate)

Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarships, in short, are investments in individuals rather than in project proposals. Accordingly, applications are sought from talented students without restriction as to their field of academic specialization or career plans although the proposed course of study must be available at the University of Oxford, and the applicant's undergraduate program must provide a sufficient basis for further study in the proposed field. The scholarships, which include all educational costs and living and travel allowances, are awarded to students who exhibit intellectual excellence, leadership, and concern for others.

2007
  • Brian A. Danielak
2006
  • No Awardees
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Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Award

2007
  • Stacy L. Bender
  • Katrina M. Bytschkow
  • Adrienne J. Curry
  • Jason C. Findlayter
  • Michael J. Glenn
  • Daniel A. Hatch
  • Joanna N. Rose
2006
  • Luis Martinez
  • Jon Anthony Middleton
  • Marie Anne Sanon
  • Jeff Thomas
  • Lindsey Vedder
  • Mathew Woodfork
  • Richard Yau
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Sigma Xi Research Awards

Sigma Xi is an international honor society of science and engineering. Its mission is to enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering, and promote the public’s understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition. Here at UB, the local chapter has sponsored the Sigma Xi Student Research Competition annually for over 20 years, providing a venue for UB’s research community to share their work across the entirety of science and engineering. Three winning posters are selected; the student winners are presented with certificates.

2013
  • Sandeep Mouli Nalluri
  • Teresa Semalulu
  • Alissa Verone
2012
  • Shannon Clough
  • Richard Linares
  • Laura Marks
  • Alex Morrison
  • Erin Walsh
2011
  • Alicia Brasel
  • Sandeepan Dutta
  • Jamie Harden
  • Loukia Karacosta
  • Dipak Pisal
2010
  • Matthew Farren
  • Lye Theng Lock
  • Anushree Sharma
  • Jinying Wang
2009
  • Alex Gregorski
  • Jonathan Missel
  • Dhaval Shah
2008
  • Daniel Fisher
  • Lisa Milford
  • Cornelia Landersdorfer
  • Heather Stewart
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SMART

SMART The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories.

2011
  • Erin Jacklin
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SUNY Chancellor's Awards for Student Excellence

This special award honors SUNY students who have best demonstrated and been recognized for their integration of academic excellence with other aspects of their lives, which may include leadership, athletics, career achievement, community service or creative and performing arts.

2013
  • Jay Amin
  • Maxwell L. Bileschi
  • Elise N. Blasingame
  • Paul D. Garman
  • Sourobh Ghosh
  • Sharlene M. Green
  • Megan E. Klyczek
  • Matthew G. Leibowitz
  • Peter J. Oldani
  • Daniel P. Salem
  • Marlee E. Sroka
  • Paul M. Stephan
  • Lauren B. Stutzman
  • Jessica J. Walts
2012
  • Kristina N. Blank
  • Mara C. Deckard
  • Allison P. Funk
  • Emily Gargiulo
  • Emily Gibson
  • Taylor M. Hiller
  • Bridget K. Hughes
  • Andrew D. Hunt
  • Lauren M. Little
  • Jasmine L. May
  • Madeline T. Morcelle
  • Shannon E. O'Leary
  • Mary K. Scheda
  • Thawab Shibly
  • Shanté L. White
2011
  • Joshua M. Adams
  • Desiree C. Albert
  • Felicia Cao
  • Justin M. Karter
  • Ryan A. Linden
  • Claire M. Lochner
  • Angelica J. Maier
  • Chikashi Miyama
  • Grace C. Mukupa
  • Sarah C. Mye
  • Laura C. Neese
  • Derek M. Peloquin
  • Laura B. Radecki
  • Krista E. Scimeca
  • Crystal L. Sterling
2010
  • Eliane A. Abou-Jaoude
  • Kevin J. Barnum
  • Kristen M. Baroudi
  • Tom T. Fadial
  • Julie M. Ficarra
  • Leslie J. Fisher
  • Shannon M. Griffin
  • Chelsey M. Hartley
  • Jessica R. Keaton
  • Isaac D. Kramer
  • Deborah Naybor
  • Jennifer Rahman
  • Julie M. Sawnor
  • Martin J. Smallidge
  • Sarah J. Ventre
2009
  • Lisa L. Braun
  • Katrina M. Bytschkow
  • Bradley W. Cheetham
  • John B. Coles
  • Przemyslaw W. Garbaczewski
  • Aaron M. Krolikowski
  • Michelle M. Matteliano
  • Daniel P. Muffoletto
  • Hieu Q. Nguyen
  • Catherine J. Nicastro
  • Shannon M. Palermo
  • Steven I. Pancio
  • Angel J. Rosario Jr.
  • Michael A. Steenberge
  • Jessica H. Zak
2008
  • Katherine A. Brewer
  • Jessica A. Colwell
  • Ashley M. Corliss
  • Kaitlyn M. Dudek
  • Catherine R. Dunning
  • Lauren M. Hammond
  • Tina E. Jacob
  • Deborah A. Liana
  • Jessica A. Minney
  • Otto H. Muller
  • Rajavi S. Parikh
  • Ramanujam G. Prativadi
  • Jennifer A. Stabel
  • Alyssa M. Tevens
  • Christina S. Yacoob
2007
  • Rahul C. Chopra
  • Michael P. Colby
  • Karen E.H. Corey
  • Fara E. Ditkowsky
  • Josh T. Hancock
  • Mohammad V. Hussain
  • Craig E. Keller
  • Zac M. Lochner
  • Sarah A. Meunier
  • Ola A. Mscichowski
  • Robert A. Richards
  • Peter C. Rizzo
  • Balbir K. Singh
  • Ann A. Zykina
2006
  • William Chapman
  • Brittany Dolph
  • Deepa Govindaraj
  • Rebecca Haderer
  • Kelly Harris
  • Nicholas Holzmacher
  • Amie Kraus
  • Allana Krolikowski
  • Rena Malik
  • Samir Nayyar
  • Erica Pastore
  • Jeet Patel
  • Danelle Schrader
  • Robert Spengler
2005
  • Phillip D. Badaszewski
  • Surbhi Bandal
  • Amy Daniels
  • Ruth A. Kleinman
  • Susan Y. Min
  • Rahul Nayyar
  • Timothy J. Olewniczak
  • Derek D. Reformat
  • Sujata Sofat
  • Elizabeth M. Terragnoli
  • David C. Turnbull
  • Matthew Watkins
  • Bryan Weinstein
2004
  • Sophia R. Balderman
  • Laura M. Halliday
  • David A. Ingleman
  • Elizabeth M. Lagowski
  • Sara E. Nye
  • Heather M. O'Gavaghan
  • Ajay N. Pachal
  • George H. Pape Jr.
  • Narasimhachar G. Prativadi
  • Jennifer L. Pugh
  • Sheela K. Rao
  • Rachelle A. Ricotta
  • John B. Taylor
  • Robin L. Vail
  • Amy L Wojciechowski
2003
  • Geoffrey S. Andrews
  • Rebecca L. Ashare
  • Sara M. Center
  • Pamela A. Cocol
  • Jennifer E. Drake
  • Hedva Krauze
  • Crystal R. Oliver
  • Danielle L. Sheather
2002
  • David P. Bartels
  • Melissa A. Burgio
  • Naniette H. Coleman
  • Amy E. Fuller
  • Preethi Govindaraj
  • Jenna K. Keenan
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UB Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award

Presented annually by the Graduate School, the Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes graduate students who have demonstrated truly exceptional performance in the execution of their teaching responsibilities. The exemplary talents and abilities of the award recipients underscore UB's long tradition and firm commitment to providing students with instruction of the highest quality.

2013
  • Prentiss B. Clark
  • Nicole A. Dunham
  • Nicholas D. Hoffman
  • Peter M. Koch
  • Olivier LeBlond
  • Laura A. LeVon
  • Shannon P. Lupien
  • Alice Mitchell
  • Rae L. Muhlstock
  • Deborah A. Naybor
  • Nicholas P. Nicoletti
  • Michael A. Rosas
  • Scott Simpson
  • Stephen J. Tulowiecki
  • Ariana F. Young
2012
  • Dobin Choi
  • Sima M. Fortsch
  • Amy E. Frazier
  • Valerie F. Hastings
  • Amanda Leigh Herberger
  • Peter J. Kedron
  • Beth A. Kuberka
  • Jason R. Marley
  • Courtney A. Pfahl
  • Violetta Ravagnoli
  • Steven A. Ruszczycky
  • Jacqueline M. Sievert
  • Adam Sposato
2007
  • Sophie Letter
  • Virginia Gutierrez-Berner
  • Kevin D. Pelletier
  • Scott F. Ferguson
  • Michael Frank
  • JeongMi Choi
  • Scott Paauw
  • Anneliese L. Vance
  • Elizabeth A. Gage
  • Luke J. Goble
  • Timothy M. Connolly
  • Peter M. Heller
2006
  • Nancy M. Bailey
  • Niharika Banerjea
  • Maria Bettaglio
  • Kathryn A. Bottonari
  • Sherry M. Farrow
  • Lindsey M. Hair
  • Jill N. Kearns-Bodkin
  • Daniel E. Kehoe
  • James L. Maynard
  • Craig Miller
  • Susanna I. Rodriguez
  • Elisa Ruhl
  • Andrew D. Spear
  • Jonathan Trinidad
  • James J. Zambito
2005
  • Barish Ali
  • Eleftheria Antoniou
  • Lori A. Emerson
  • Elisabeth Etopio
  • Paul R. Gleed
  • Rahul Jain
  • Evan A. Johnson
  • Theodora B. Kopestonsky
  • Frankie N. LaVarnway
  • Voichita Nachescu
  • Amy Marie Piwowar
  • Laurel Silber
  • Jessica S. Smith
  • Michael Stamatikos
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UB Student Organization Award for Excellence in Academics and Service

This award recognizes clubs that take what they learn in the classroom, and apply it to assist others. The award-winning organization receives a plaque engraved with their name. The plaque and a group photo of their membership are displayed in the Student Union during the next academic year. Additionally, the group receives a $500 stipend to be used for the continuation of their service to others while utilizing their unique academic talents.

2013
  • The Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society
2012
  • American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists
2011
  • UB Chapter of Engineers for a Sustainable World
2010
  • UB Chapter of Engineers for a Sustainable World
2009
  • Beta Alpha Psi
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UB Undergraduate Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creativity

The UB Undergraduate Awards for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creativity recognize outstanding contributions from each decanal area that achieve superiority in presentation, content, and scope, and which therefore merit acknowledgement as efforts worthy of university-wide distinction. The University at Buffalo is pleased to recognize undergraduate student projects that exhibit the highest characteristics of achievement among this select group.

2013
  • Alyssa Herman
  • Gary Iacobucci
  • Alesia King
  • De Chang Lim
  • Sanjana Mahapatra
  • Andrea Martinez
  • Ruth McCoy
  • Sangwon Min
  • Price Obot
  • Heidi Shepard
  • Ashley Peters
  • Noura Abdel Rahman
  • Joseph Ramia
  • Joseph Swerdlin
  • Aida Andrades Valtuena
  • Brittany Walker
2012
  • Nurul Hidayah A. Azmi
  • Oluwatobi Busari
  • Christopher Campoli
  • Daniel Ferguson
  • Zachary Fine
  • Emily Gargiulo
  • Jenna Goehle
  • Weilin Jin
  • Shanney Lacey
  • Caitlin McLeod
  • Phillip Tucciarone
  • Matthew Wattles
  • Yun Zheng
2011
  • Rachel Berkeley
  • May Gin Cheung
  • Leah Crusan
  • Oswald Dadson
  • Ian Duncan
  • Jenna Goehle
  • Gary Iacobucci
  • Philip Mathew
  • Laura Neese
  • Tatiana Shaurova
  • Jinsoo Yeo
2010
  • Hamzat A. Feshitan
  • Leslie J. Fisher
  • Chelsey M. Hartley
  • Bridget K. Hughes
  • Allie S. Matarasso
  • Kyle P. McHugh
  • Monique A. Mickiewicz
  • Fang Xun Ong
  • Aris B. Otminski
  • Dhwani S. Patel
  • Jonathan P. Rivera
  • Stephen M. Shchurowsky
  • Jessica L. Tobin
  • Andrew H. Tong
2009
  • Emily DiBlasi
  • Kiang Gao
  • Amy Hardy
  • Monisha Khanna
  • Casey Kilpatrick
  • Yi Kan Leung
  • Chung Lin
  • Jian Hui Liu
  • Diane Lochocki
  • Pooja Makhija
  • Alexander Morrison-Nozik
  • Ravinder
  • Alex Wallach
  • Takako Yoshikuni
2008
  • Frank Acheampong
  • Lori D. Glantz
  • Ji-Yeon Kim
  • Ginelle Knerr
  • Nam Le
  • Neang S. Ly
  • Karen Osei-Tutu
  • Jennifer O'Sullivan
  • Amalia Rubin
  • Tracy Stepian
  • Linda Wong
  • Marie Zieter
2007
  • Cheng-Ting Chen
  • Brenda Lynn Chodkowski
  • Dimitra Ekonomidis
  • Kelly Miller
  • Eric Nagler
  • Ann Marie Olivo
  • Nathaniel Page
  • Elizabeth G. Rose
  • Robert Russello
  • Josh Thomas
  • Alex Wallach
  • Johnpaul Wiejaczka
  • Stephanie Vito
2006
  • James Tara Brucz
  • Stefan Vujcic
  • David Keller
  • Charles Ekiert
  • Amy Williams
  • Jeremy Campbell
  • Catherine Dodds
  • Lisa Rubin
  • Matt Robson
  • Mary Clausen
  • Sean Smith
  • Rachelle DeCamp
  • Luis Martinez
  • Jeet Patel
2005
  • Jajean Rose-Burney
  • Adam Sokolow
  • Brian Peer
  • Samantha Gosch
  • Kit Long
  • Mai Ling
  • Tyler Smith-Strutz
  • Justin Spiegel
  • Katherine Supple
  • Royston Ogbuagu
  • Danielle Wilbur
  • Mama Afrane
  • Breen McJurry
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Undergraduate Prize for Library-Supported Research

This award recognizes excellence in student research that incorporates significant use of information resources provided via the Libraries.

2013
  • Nathan Guterry
2012
  • Andrew D. Hunt
2011
  • Joshua Dill
2010
  • Lye Lin Lock
2009
  • Sophia Azeb
  • Michael Wach
2008
  • Alex Johnston
  • Tracy Stepien
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Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to recruit, prepare and retain effective teachers for the students and schools who need them most. It is open to individuals—college seniors, recent graduates, and career changers—with undergraduate degrees in the arts and sciences. Fellows will attend enriched, school-based master’s-level teacher education programs, complemented by intensive mentoring during the first three years of teaching at high-need urban and rural schools.

2011
  • Stephen Stauffer
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