Rob Schwartz, JS ‘21, receives Harrison Undergraduate Research Award

March 9, 2020

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence at U.Va. has announced the names of 40 undergraduate students selected to receive a Harrison Undergraduate Research Award. Among this year’s recipients is Rob Schwartz, the Shinn-Mignerey Family Jefferson Scholar. He will receive up to $4,000 and an opportunity to work under the guidance of a U.Va. faculty member on a major research project. 


Rob Schwartz

Shinn-Mignerey Family Jefferson Scholar


David and Jane Walentas

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