Fall 2016 awards to students
On December 15 the Closing Ceremony of the Fall 2016 term has been the occasion to thank all the students and professors who participated in the multiple activities and courses of this semester together.
On this occasion we announced the awards to some of the most deserving students, who competed for VIU awards for Internships in Italy and for the International mobility, furthermore some selected students were awarded an Excellence decoration for their evolving performance and achievements in the different courses attended.
VIU promotes international mobility by providing internship opportunities and scholarships to students of the member universities who attend the Globalization Program. During the Fall 2016 term, 15 candidates applied for an internship in one of the agreed host institutions in Italy, while 6 candidates are competing to carry out research for their final master’s thesis through the international mobility channels offered by VIU.
Here the 6 winners of the scholarships for an internship in Italy:
Yael Burstein, Tel Aviv University Caroline Fernelius, Duke University Lisa Hoehn, Ludwig-Maxilimians-Universitaet Felix Jonas Jantz, Ludwig-Maxilimians-Universitaet Benedetta Mina, Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata” Michael Rauch, Ludwig-Maxilimians-Universitaet
These students will benefit of a scholarship to support an internship period in one of the agreed host institutions in Italy.
Candidates for the International Mobility:
Annie Zhang, Tongji University Silvia Bragagnolo, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice Thi Nhu Quynh (Regina) Nguyen, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice Ilaria Fontana, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice Marco Grandesso, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice Menghan Zhou, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Their research proposal and curricula are currently under examination. The winners will be offered a scholarship to partially support travel and housing expenses.
Students selected for the Awards for Excellence:
Florian Dobmeier, Ludwig-Maxilimians-Universitaet, Germany Jackson Reed McLaurin, Duke University, USA Thomas Ikeda, Boston College, USA Lisa Hoehn, Ludwig-Maxilimians-Universitaet, Germany Caroline Fernelius, Duke University, USA Anna Gussoni, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy Greta Albertari, Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Italy
Congratulation to all the talented and motivated students who took part in VIU Globalization Program 2016, thank you and see you soon as VIU Alumni!