Academic Affairs

Watson News & Upcoming Events

Watson Webinar Slated for May 7
Have questions about the Watson Fellowship?  Need a kick-start to get going on the planning and writing process?  Attend a Watson Informational Webinar on Tuesday, May 7 at 2 pm.  Any and all are welcome, so sign up using this link (note that the webinar will be recorded and available later to view).  The Watson Gurus will be on hand to answer questions!

Grow a Watson This Summer
Summer is the perfect time to grow a Watson project...especially for rising seniors.  Watson Liaison Britt Anne Murphy will help you plant the seeds before you leave for summer adventures, so be sure to make an appointment with her for advice on how to fertilize and prune your Watson project for the fall. 

Remember, rising seniors, Felipe Pruneda-Senties, Director of the Writing Center, will also be at your disposal to help you craft personal statements and proposals over the summer, so be in touch.

Watson Stipend Increased to $36,000
The Watson stipend has increased by $6,000 to $36,000 beginning with the 2018-2019 class of Watson Fellows.  Note that the stipend for a Watson Fellow with a spouse or dependent child will now be $46,000.

Watson Awarded to Allison Monroe!
Allison Monroe was awarded a Watson on March 15, 2019.  Allison will be traveling to Madagascar, South Africa, and Costa Rica to explore insect conservation.  Her project and abstract are below.

Building Agency through Bioliteracy:  Modern Insect Conservation
On my Watson I will explore the complexities around insect conservation, bioliteracy, and agency. Collaborating with, and volunteering for, scientists around the world, I will learn from local farmers and foresters, teach insect identification and work with children alongside local translators. Although the scientific world may seem inaccessible, it can be used to empower people to engage and value the significance of insects within our communities.

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Last Modified on 5/06/2019