Nova Robinson '08, of Bethel, Vt., was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and Critical Language Enhancement Award which she will use to spend six months studying Arabic in Amman, Jordan. She will then go on to Manama, Bahrain, to research how Bahraini women learn about their political rights. She plans to pursue an advanced degree in women's history. Robinson graduated from Dartmouth as a history major. Her honors thesis was on "Rapprochement, Research and Reflections: Ruth Frances Woodsmall's Work with Middle Eastern Women."
Paula Schnurr, research professor of psychiatry at Dartmouth Medical School and the deputy executive director of the National Center for PTSD for the Department of Veterans Affairs in White River Junction, Vt., has won a Ladies' Home Journal Health Breakthrough Award for landmark work that benefits women and families. Schnurr was chosen for her studies of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in female veterans. She is featured in the magazine's August issue.
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Last Updated: 12/17/08