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  • Brittany Henry wins WLA essay prizeBrittany Henry wins WLA essay prize
    English graduate student Brittany Henry is the recipient of the inaugural Grover Award from the Western Literature Association in recognition of the distinctive scholarly contribution reflected in her essay, "The Jeremiad and the West in Survivors: A Novel of the Coming Collapse."


    Jennifer Hargrave wins an INCS essay prize.Jennifer Hargrave wins an INCS essay prize.
    Congrats to English grad student Jennifer Hargrave, the recipient of this year’s Susan Morgan Graduate Student Essay Prize awarded by the Interdisciplinary 19th-C. Studies at their annual conference.



    Brooke Bullock wins multiple awards for her senior thesis.Brooke Bullock wins multiple awards for her senior thesis.
    Congratulations to English major Brooke Bullock who has swept the awards at the Rice Undergraduate Research Symposium! For her Senior Thesis, Brooke has won the HRC prize & the School of Humanities first place prize. Under the supervision of Dr. Ellard, Brooke has produced a magnificent digital edition and translation of an Old English text which you can view on her website: Leechbook III.




    Samhita Sunya and the VaughnVaughn Award Recipient
    Congratulations to grad student Samhita Sunya who is the recipient of a prestigious Vaughn award that provides a one year fellowship for a graduate student whose record at Rice shows evidence of outstanding achievement and promise