US University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
As excited about humanitarian service as probabilistic equations, Finale Doshi is currently developing a robotic wheelchair as part of her master's work in Computer Science at MIT. Originially from Richmond, Virginia, Finale graduated with double-majors in Physics and Aerospace Engineering and a minor in Creative Writing in 2005 from MIT. Always passionate about sharing knowledge, she taught and directed several education and enrichment programs while at MIT, including an autonomous robotics contest. Finale will continue her studies in statistical machine learning at Cambridge University, where she hopes also to find time to write and practice taekwondo.
US University: United States Military Academy
Charlie Eadie of Santa Cruz, California, will graduate from the United States Military Academy with a BS in economics and a commission as an Army infantry officer. Charlie's research focused on improving the development and management of human capital in the Army. While at the Academy, Charlie enjoyed many opportunities and activities to include serving as a Regimental Commander, working with Big Brothers/Big Sisters at the local middle school, and being a member of the Sport Parachute Team. Charlie will pursue an MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
US University: Princeton University
Neir Eshel, a native of Bethesda, Maryland, will graduate from Princeton University with a concentration in molecular biology and a certificate in neuroscience. A Goldwater Scholar, he has researched at the National Institutes of Health and the World Health Organization, authoring five journal articles and a book chapter. An avid clarinetist, he is also the 130th managing editor of The Daily Princetonian, where he helps lead a 120-person staff. At the University of London, he will complete Master's degrees in clinical neuroscience and public health, hoping to pursue a career at the intersection between the two.
US University: University of Nebraska System - Lincoln
Aaron Eske graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2005 with a degree in journalism. Involved in advocacy and politics in college, Aaron moved to Washington, DC after graduation and serves as Senator Ben Nelson's Press Secretary. He regularly communicates his senator's position to the New York Times, CNN, The Economist, and Washington Post. In college, he was a finalist in the National Society of Newspaper Columnists annual competition and published an essay in the nation's leading journal on sexual health. Aaron plans to study global politics and development management at the London School of Economics.
US University: New York University
Marc will soon graduate summa cum laude from NYU. Ten years ago, at the age of 19, Marc co-founded the non-profit organization, Reach the World. RTW's mission is to connect underprivileged students to world-travelers on real journeys via the Internet. For the first real journey, Marc captained a 43-foot sailboat on a 2.5 year circumnavigation of the world while broadcasting his adventures online to students in New York City. During Marc's travels, he developed an interest in the Middle East. After seven years of working with RTW and exploring the world by boat, Marc returned to school to study Arabic and International Studies. After NYU, Marc will be pursuing an MPHIL in Modern Middle Eastern Studies at Oxford.
US University: Ohio State University System - Columbus
Yoonhee Ha, of Proctorville, Ohio, is a microbiology and finance major and a political science and Korean minor. A Phi Beta Kappa inductee, she has been awarded 27 merit scholarships, including the Harry S. Truman Scholarship. At Ohio State, Yoonhee served as a student trustee and helped to found the Global Health Initiative. Her other leadership positions have included trustee of The Ohio Academy of Science, chair of MLK Day of Service, and president of Golden Key International Honour Society. She has also interned at the American Cancer Society and worked as a research assistant and hospital volunteer. After completing her studies in the United Kingdom, she hopes to pursue a degree in medicine and deliver health care to underserved populations.
US University: Texas A&M University - College Station
A Greek-American residing in Texas, Faye Hays is an avid traveler, designer, photographer, composer, pianist and recording artist. As an architecture student at Texas A&M University, she explores how creative media, including music, two-dimensional composition, spatial installation, and architecture can be incorporated into the physical and intangible design of built environments to improve quality of life. Her independent research involves translating energy from acoustic form into three-dimensional space. She passionately believes in the power of architecture as an agent for positive global change. Faye plans to pursue Master's degrees in Urban Design and Advanced Architectural Studies at The Bartlett, UCL
US University: Harvard University
Daniel Hemel, of Scarsdale, N.Y., will graduate Phi Beta Kappa with an A.B. in Social Studies from Harvard College in June 2007. He was managing editor of the Harvard Crimson student newspaper in 2006; he previously served as editor of the paper's book review and as a reporter covering the law school and central administration. He has worked as a researcher for a travel guide in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, and as an English teacher at a vocational school in Ecuador. He enjoys long-distance running and hiking. He will pursue an MPhil in International Relations at Oxford.
US University: Howard University
Anthony Hendricks, who grew up in Lawton, Oklahoma, will graduate from the John H. Johnson School of Communication at Howard University with a degree in Speech Communication. At Howard, Anthony was a member of Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor society, Annenberg Honors Program, captain of the MLK Speech and Debate team, and Golden Key. Taking advantage of studying in the Nation's Capital, Anthony has interned in the office of Congressman Dan Boren, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, and People for the American Way. As a Marshall Scholar, Anthony plans to pursue a double MSc in Politics and Communication and Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science.