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Watson Fellow Tommy Shenoi ’24 Explores Mycology Globally

Tommy Shenoi holds up a large native oyster mushroom while standing in a lab. Shenoi has medium-length black hair and wears a backpack and a blue jacket.Are mushrooms key to community well-being, regenerative food systems, and climate resilience? Tommy Shenoi ’24 has received a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to find out. Shenoi is embarking on a globetrotting expedition to six countries to study mushrooms through the lens of agriculture, art, entrepreneurship, and science.  The $40,000 one-year Watson Fellowship is awarded to [Read More...]
May 1, 2024
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Pitzer Students Lekha Jandhyala ’16 and Anna Nichols ’16 to Conduct Globe-Trotting Research with Watson Fellowships

Claremont, Calif. (March 31, 2016)—Pitzer College seniors Lekha Jandhyala ’16 and Anna Nichols ’16 have been awarded 2016-17 Thomas J. Watson Fellowships. The $30,000 one-year fellowships support college seniors with unique independent study projects outside of the US. Both Jandhyala and Nichols proposed creative, trans-national projects that will take them around the globe. Lekha Jandhyala [Read More...]
March 31, 2016
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Pitzer College Senior Brian Dolphin Awarded Watson Fellowship

Claremont, Calif. (March 18, 2009) – Pitzer College senior Brian Dolphin ’09 has been awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to pursue his research project, “The Music of Nature and the Nature of Music.” Dolphin, who studied abroad with Pitzer in Nepal, will continue his research in Cameroon, India, Indonesia, Russia and Norway. “Music eternally [Read More...]
March 18, 2009