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Junior Wins Udall Scholarship, Rutgers’ First Recipient Since 2004

Julianne Chan ('25, SOE/HC) has much to celebrate this spring having also just been recognized as a Goldwater Scholar this year. Her studies and related research in environmental engineering, and specifically plastic pollution, have earned her the Udall Undergraduate Scholarship, which recognizes future leaders in the environmental, tribal public policy, or Native American health care fields.

2024 Goldwater Scholars - Photo by Nick Romanenko

Honors College Juniors Elisa Bu Sha and Julianne Chan Among Four Rutgers Students to Earn Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

Elisa Bu Sha (C-L–'25, SEBS/HC) and Julianne Chan (C-R–'25, SOE/HC) have been selected as Goldwater Scholars, a prestigious national honor for undergraduates who plan to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering. Bu Sha, an HC Changemaking Mentor, is conducting research in neurobiology, and Chan in environmental contaminants in water.

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After Developing Brooklyn Nets Fan Site, a Senior Sees His Future in AI

Since arriving at Rutgers, Tej Shah ('24, RBS/HC) has worked diligently to become the kind of talent he said the tech world needs. Although his Nets fan site was archived years ago, his dedication to becoming a “great technical talent” remains very much alive. “My long-term goal after Rutgers is to commercialize AI and to help solve really important problems,” said Shah, adding that health care, clean energy and fighting disinformation are among the areas that captivate him.