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Embracing the Twists & Turns: Insights from Phoebe Boyer on the Path to Leadership

May 12, 2021 Comments Off on Embracing the Twists & Turns: Insights from Phoebe Boyer on the Path to Leadership

Phoebe Boyer is committed to ending childhood poverty. As the first woman CEO and President of Children’s Aid she’s using her expertise from the public, private, and non-profit worlds to…

Katherine Gan (Duke ’22) named Faculty Scholar, wins 2021 Benenson Award

May 5, 2021 Comments Off on Katherine Gan (Duke ’22) named Faculty Scholar, wins 2021 Benenson Award

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program is thrilled to congratulate Katherine Gan, Duke ’22 on being named a Duke University Faculty Scholar and being selected for a 2021 Benenson Award. The…

Senior Patrick Clinch Reflects on the Robertson, the Marshall and the Importance of Satire

April 28, 2021 Comments Off on Senior Patrick Clinch Reflects on the Robertson, the Marshall and the Importance of Satire

Senior Robertson Scholar Patrick Clinch (UNC ’21) loves making people laugh. In this report by Sophia Ramirez (UNC ’22) Patrick shares his thoughts on the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program and…

Meghana Sai Iragavarapu named Student Commencement Speaker for Duke

April 26, 2021 Comments Off on Meghana Sai Iragavarapu named Student Commencement Speaker for Duke

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program would like to congratulate Meghana Sai Iragavarapu (Duke ’21) on being named the Student Commencement Speaker for Duke’s graduation ceremony which was held on May…

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Celebrating the Life of Dr. Aaron Stern

April 20, 2021 Comments Off on Celebrating the Life of Dr. Aaron Stern

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program would like to celebrate the life of Dr. Aaron Stern, who passed away on April 13, 2021, and his unique contributions to our Program.  Dr.…

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Home Sweet Home: How Building Homes Leads to Building Health in Communities

April 19, 2021 Comments Off on Home Sweet Home: How Building Homes Leads to Building Health in Communities

Ben Rees (UNC ’22) spent his Community Summer in Whitesburg, Kentucky working for Homes, Inc. helping to provide housing rehabilitation and repair services to families in need. Although, initially skeptical…

Samuel Zahn Awarded 2021 Truman Scholarship

April 15, 2021 Comments Off on Samuel Zahn Awarded 2021 Truman Scholarship

Congratulations to Samuel Zahn, UNC-Chapel Hill Robertson Scholar Class of 2022 on being named a 2021 Truman Scholar! The Truman Scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential,…

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“Somebody helped me. I believe that someone helped you, and you should be willing to help someone else,” Anthony Ray Hinton of the Equal Justice Initiative Addresses Robertson Scholars & Alumni

April 1, 2021 Comments Off on “Somebody helped me. I believe that someone helped you, and you should be willing to help someone else,” Anthony Ray Hinton of the Equal Justice Initiative Addresses Robertson Scholars & Alumni

“For 27 years I lived a life you could only imagine…I played baseball with the New York Yankees… we won five great world series, I hit the winning home run…

“People are Everything,” EDF President Fred Krupp Shares his Leadership Insights with Scholars

March 12, 2021 Comments Off on “People are Everything,” EDF President Fred Krupp Shares his Leadership Insights with Scholars

Environmental Defense Fund President Fred Krupp addressed senior Robertson Scholars during their “Senior Speaker Series,” offering words of advice and wisdom when it comes to leadership development. “Anything big that’s…

June 5, 2020 Comments Off on

A Message from Bill Goodell June 5, 2020 Dear Scholars, Alumni and Other Members of the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program Community, As your new Interim Executive Director, I am saddened…