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A Note on the Passing of Blanche Robertson Bacon

June 18, 2021 Comments Off on A Note on the Passing of Blanche Robertson Bacon

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program is saddened to share with the community the passing of Blanche Robertson Bacon, sister of Julian Robertson. Blanche was born in Salisbury, NC on October…

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.…

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,…

Community Summer: Then and Now

April 5, 2021 Comments Off on Community Summer: Then and Now

When Braveen Ragunanthan and Nina Ragunanthan (née Woolley) packed for the Mississippi Delta in the Summer of 2009, they never imagined the impact it would have on them. “That summer was…

Patrick Clinch Named a 2021 Marshall Scholarship Winner

December 7, 2020 Comments Off on Patrick Clinch Named a 2021 Marshall Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Patrick Clinch, UNC-Chapel Hill Robertson Scholar Class of 2021! Patrick has been named a 2021 Marshall Scholarship winner. Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study…