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12.16.20

Anthony Veasna So In His Own Words

In December of 2020 we lost 2018 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow Anthony Veasna So. We're devastated by the loss. In remembering Anthony, we wanted to re-share the Instagram posts that Anthony shared on our Instagram account in late December of 2018 when...

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12.12.20

Anthony Was A Once-In-A-Generation Talent. Ariel Chu On Anthony Veasna So.

A remembrance of Anthony Veasna So by 2019 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow Ariel Chu who was a classmate of Anthony’s in the Syracuse University MFA program.

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12.12.20

Remembering Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow Anthony Veasna So

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is devastated by the passing of Anthony Veasna So, a 2018 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow.

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11.10.20

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Appoints Allison Binns and Vivek H. Murthy to its Board of Directors

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans announced today the appointment of two new board members, Allison Binns and Vivek H. Murthy, both past recipients of the prestigious Fellowship, which supports outstanding immigrants and children...

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09.08.20

Q&A: Architect and Environmentalist Jen Shin Looks Back at the Fellowship

2018 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow Jennifer (Jen) Yunhee Shin is a graduate of the Yale School of Architecture and the Yale School of the Environment. Her immigration story originates with her grandparents, who fled what is now North Korea in 1953 to...

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09.08.20

Q&A: Public Health Expert Asmaa Rimawi Looks Back At The Fellowship

2018 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow Asmaa Rimawi is finishing her MD at Harvard Medical School and recently completed a master’s in public health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Asmaa plans on using research to understand the struggles Arab...

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09.08.20

Q&A: Educator and Scholar Julissa Muñiz Looks Back At The Fellowship

2018 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow Julissa Muñiz is a PhD candidate in human development and social policy at Northwestern University where she studies teaching and learning in the carceral context, specifically as understood and experienced by...

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09.03.20

Q&A: Astronomer Andrea Sylvia Biscoveanu Looks Back At The Fellowship

2018 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow Andrea (Sylvia) Biscoveanu graduated summa cum laude with degrees in physics and Spanish from the Pennsylvania State University’s Schreyer Honors College with minors in mathematics and violin performance. After college...

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08.31.20

Q&A: Theoretical Computer Scientist Sitan Chen Looks Back At The Fellowship

Born in Hefei, China, 2018 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow Sitan Chen was one year old when his family immigrated to Canada so his father could complete his doctorate at the University of Toronto. They moved to Suwanee, Georgia, in the early 2000s, and...

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08.31.20

Q&A: Writer Natalia Reyes Looks Back At The Fellowship

2018 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow Natalia Reyes was born in Indio, California to immigrants from Michoacán, Mexico. Her father graduated from a university-preparatory school, but he could not afford university tuition. As a result, he sold the family...

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