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Boundless Bulls: Graduating Senior Becomes First USF Student to Earn Prestigious Award for Fully Funded PhD at Stanford University

Friday, March 6, 2020

USF Judy Genshaft Honors College senior and Pure Mathematics major, Keller Blackwell, has been named a 2020 Knight-Hennessy Scholar. This award will fully fund his PhD in Computer Science at Stanford, one of the world’s top-ranked universities. He is the first USF student to receive this honor and the only recipient among Florida colleges or universities this year.

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Two Judy Genshaft Honors College students, Jack Edwards and Zach Withers, were named 2020 Goldwater Scholars, chosen out of nearly 1,300 students nationally who were nominated through a highly selective process. Learn more about their journey!

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