38 NYU students receive major academic and entrepreneurial honors

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New York University today released the impressive roster of student and recent alumni selected to be recipients of major, prestigious scholarships and honors that were announced during the fall 2019 semester:

  • Rhodes Scholars: Two students at NYU Abu Dhabi were named UAE Rhodes Scholars.
    • Abdulla Alhashmi, a citizen of the UAE, is a member of the class of 2020 at NYU Abu Dhabi
    • Munib Mesinovic, a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is a member of the class of 2020 at NYU Abu Dhabi
  • Marshall Scholars: One NYU student was selected as a Marshall Scholar.
    • Rose Asaf, who graduated in 2019 from the College of Arts and Science (CAS) at NYU’s New York campus
  • Mitchell Scholars: One NYU student was selected as a George J. Mitchell Scholar
    • Rebecca Brett, who will graduate in 2020 from the Global Liberal Studies (GLS) Program at NYU’s New York campus 
  • Schwarzman Scholars: Three NYU students and three NYU alums were selected as 2021 Schwarzman Scholars.
    • Jiaqiao Xiang, who will graduate in 2020 from NYU Shanghai 
    • Zixin Wang, will graduate from NYU Shanghai in 2020
    • Owen Zhang, who will graduate with honors in 2020 from NYU Shanghai
    • Alioune Fall, who graduated in 2017 from NYU Abu Dhabi
    • Michael DeLuca, who graduated in 2017 from CAS at NYU’s New York campus
    • Anqi Xu, who graduated in 2016 from CAS at NYU’s New York campus
  • Forbes “30 Under 30”: Twenty-eight NYU students and recent alumni made the Forbes “30 Under 30” List, with NYU ranking fourth among all colleges producing the most list members after Stanford, Harvard, and the University of Pennsylvania: 
    • Wemimo Abbey, WAG '15, Cofounder, Esusu Financial
    • Meng Ai, Tandon '16, Co-Founder, MáLà Project
    • Jessica Assaf, GAL '12, Co-founder, Prima
    • Adam Butterfield, TSOA '12, Snap
    • Nija Charles, TSOA, Songwriter 
    • Catharine Dockery, LS '12, GAL '14, Founding Partner, Vice Ventures
    • Rylee Ebsen, TSOA '13, Founder, Ebsen Enterprises
    • Estibaliz Blanco Elorrieta, GSAS '20, PhD Candidate 
    • Rebecca Fleischman, LS '11, CAS '13, WAG '17, Associate Director, National Programs and Outreach, Child Mind Institute
    • Samantha Gerson, SSSW '15, '16, Founder, UnBroken
    • Samir Goel, CAS, STERN '16, Cofounder, Esusu Financial
    • Anita Gou, TSOA '13, Founder, Kindred Spirit
    • Mary Kenney, TSOA, Games Writer, Insomniac Games 
    • Issey Kobori, STEINHARDT '15, Co-Founder, Golde
    • Olivia Landau, STEINHARDT '13, Co-Founder, The Clear Cut
    • Lauv, STEINHARDT '16, Musician
    • Niki Montazaran, GAL '12, Agent, ICM Partners
    • Diesel Peltz, CAS, Co-Founder, Twenty
    • Samantha Pratt, LS '14, STEINHARDT, LS '15, Founder, KlickEngage
    • Maggie Rogers, TSOA '16, Musician
    • Kyleigh Russ (nee Keating), WAG '20, Co-Founder & Chief Operations Officer, Govern for America
    • Melissa Schiller, STERN '22, Director of Community Relations, National Football League
    • Lauren Singer, CAS '13, Founder, Package Free
    • Cole Sprouse, GAL '15, Actor
    • Dylan Sprouse, GAL '15, Actor
    • Lia Winograd, STERN '19, Co-Founder, Pepper
    • Trinity Mouzon Wofford, CAS, MEYERS '15, Cofounders, Golde
    • Phillip Youmans, TSOA '22, Filmmaker, Denizen Pictures

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