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Thomas Jefferson Scholars

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Feb 13, 2023

Finding Opportunities for Growth

Brady Farlow knows the importance of scholarships — financial assistance has connected the second-year horticulture and Spanish student to study abroad, a passion for his future career and close-knit communities at NC State. 

Selma Okyere-Badoo wearing her NC State graduation regalia

May 9, 2022

Selma Okyere-Badoo: Champion for Health Equity

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduate Selma Okyere-Badoo plans to use her love for learning about new cultures to improve language barriers in the healthcare industry. 

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Feb 17, 2022

Morgan Weinberg: Professional Candy Maker

Morgan Weinberg is focusing on the sweeter things in life by using her food science degree to work in research and development of sugary, confection products. 

Alisa Andrews visits Bodie lighthouse on the Thomas Jefferson Scholars retreat.

Jan 27, 2022

Jefferson Scholar Alisa Andrews Is Making Sustainable Differences

Alisa Andrews is using her two degrees to make a difference in her local community by focusing on sustainability and agriculture. 

Zach Weiner

May 17, 2021

Thomas Jefferson Scholars Alumni Profile: Zachary Weiner

Former Jefferson Scholar Zachary Weiner resides in Atlanta, Georgia working for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He acts as the lead of the Zoonoses and Select Agent Laboratory… 

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Feb 4, 2021

Thomas Jefferson Scholars Alumni Profile: Leah Schaubach

Leah Schaubach currently lives in Amsterdam, Netherlands, where she’s enjoyed the expat life for over five years. She’s getting ready to marry the love of her life, a German national… 

Nov 2, 2020

Thomas Jefferson Scholars Alumni Feature: Katherine Broyhill

Katie Broyhill, former dual-degree Thomas Jefferson Scholar, shares where she is now and how the Thomas Jefferson Scholars helped her get there. 

Aug 26, 2014

Ancient history and science come to life as Jefferson Scholars explore Italy

The Vatican, the Roman Colosseum, the Sistine chapel, the Roman Forum: These were among the wonders beheld this past May by group of Thomas Jefferson Scholars and their N.C. State University faculty advisers. 

Jul 1, 2013

Jefferson Scholars study ocean sciences, island species, local culture in Bermuda

The Thomas Jefferson Scholars recently traveled to Bermuda, as part of the program’s inaugural international learning trip. The participants are N.C. State University students seeking dual degrees in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.