Ashleigh Elser, JF '16, is one of seven graduate students to receive the RBS-UVA Fellowship

April 28, 2016

The Rare Book School at U.Va. has announced the winners of the 2016-2017 RBS-UVA Fellowship. Ashleigh Elser, JF ‘16, is one seven recipients who will have the opportunity to attend RBS’s celebrated courses on the history of books and printing—classes that are not available through U.Va. course offerings.

To learn more about the RBS-UVA Fellows Program and to read about this year’s recipients, visit the RBS website here.




Ashleigh Elser

Marc and Nancy Shrier Jefferson Fellow



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