Emma Baughman

Fulbright Scholar

Study/Research Grant

Sweden

Emma Baughman is a graduating senior in the Honors College majoring in Environmental Sciences with an option in Chemistry in the Environment and a minor in Chemistry. Emma will collaborate on a research project with the Bolin Centre for Climate Research at Stockholm University in Sweden to reconstruct past storm fluctuations of a transect of Western Europe utilizing paleoarchives and geochemical methodology. 

Mohnish Judge

Fulbright Scholar

Study/Research Grant

India

Mohnish Judge is a graduating senior in the Honors College majoring in Economics with a minor in Religious Studies. Monish will do a research project in India to analyze the mechanisms through which media functions, connects, and interacts with Tibetan diaspora communities. Using a linguistic and communicative lens, Monish will observe the production and consumption of media created by the Central Tibetan Administration's Department of Information and International Relations, based in Dharamshala.

Aubreyanna Olsen

Fulbright Scholar

English Teaching Assistantship

Colombia

Aubreyanna Olsen is a graduating senior in the Honors College majoring in Spanish and International Studies with a minor in Education. Aubrey will spend an academic year as an English Teaching Assistant in Colombia, engaging young adult English language learners and increasing their confidence through practicing conversation skills.

Camden Schmidt

Fulbright Scholar

English Teaching Assistantship

Poland

Camden Schmidt graduated in 2023 with an Honors degree in Environmental Economics and Policy and minors in Global Development and Peace Studies. Camden will spend the 2024-25 year in Poland as an English Teaching Assistant. Camden, with previous experience on a Rotary Youth Exchange scholarship to Poland, and a passion for language and teaching, will use this experience to develop his skills in preparation for a career in law and social welfare.  

Brittni Wisner

Fulbright Alternate

English Teaching Assistantship

Norway

Brittni Wisner will graduate in spring 2024 with a master’s degree in English. Brittni proposes to embark on an English Teaching Assistantship in Norway. With her background in teaching and her Alaskan roots, Brittni hopes to build mutual understanding about global Indigenous peoples, Indigenous knowledge, and decolonization. Brittni later hopes to enroll in a PhD program in English literature after which she will return to Alaska to teach English in a university setting. 

Madalyn Gragg

Goldwater Scholar

Madalyn Gragg is an Oregon State University Honors junior majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Physics. Madalyn's career goal is to earn a Ph.D. in Chemical Physics with a focus on characterizing organic and inorganic photonic materials. Madalyn aspires to discover novel physical properties within optoelectronic materials in the hope to produce environmentally friendly and affordable electronics. She has been mentored by Dr. Matthew Graham and Dr. Oksana Ostroverkhova and Dr. Paul Emigh at Oregon State University.

Jose Naranjo Mendez

Goldwater Scholar

Jose Naranjo Mendez is an Oregon State University junior majoring in Chemical Engineering and Bioresource Research. Jose's career goal is to earn a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. With his degree, Jose plans to research alternative options for plastic recycling that use sustainable sources, reduce carbon emissions, and improve efficiency. He has been mentored by Lucas Ellis and Charlie Beckers and Wanda Crannell at Oregon State University.

Roberto Ponce Velez

Goldwater Scholar

Roberto Ponce Velez is an Oregon State University junior majoring in Fisheries & Wildlife Sciences. Roberto's career goal is to earn a Ph.D. in Fisheries Biology. Roberto plans to conduct research on the native redband trout in the Pacific Northwest. He has been mentored by Dr. Jonathan Armstrong and Katherine Carey at Oregon State University and Melanie Davis at USGS Oregon Coooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit.