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Olivia Blondheim of Edgewood earned a bachelor of arts degree from Drew University at the university's Spring 2018 commencement. Speakers at the ceremony included Tony Award-winning actor John Leg...Spring 2018
Madison, N.J. - Drew University student Olivia Blondheim of Edgewood has been named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2018 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must earn a grade point...Spring 2018
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Edgewood High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Edgewood High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplis...
Awards & Recognition
Olivia Blondheim was recognized for earning a scholarshipI was selected as a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellow. NSF Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at an at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose. This year, only 2,000 awardees were selected from more than 12,000 applicants from all 50 U.S. states, as well as the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. The NSF GRFP will fund the first three years of my Ph.D. in Integrative Biology at the Univesity of South Florida as I study the biomechanics and feeding behaviors of jellies.Added by Olivia
Olivia Blondheim was recognized for earning a scholarshipI was selected as a recipient of the University of South Florida Presidential Doctoral Fellowship. As a USF Presidential Fellow, I will receive $25,000 per year, plus tuition, fees, and benefits, for up to five years. I will also be provided with up to $1,000 to support travel to research conferences to present my research.Added by Olivia
Activities & Affiliations
Imagine a world where women have true autonomy over their sexual lives. Where schools focus less on test scores and more on helping kids discover their passions. A world where the secret to your su...Spring 2018
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Projects, Publications & Classwork
The 4th International Symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World's Oceans (Presentation)I was a co-keynote speaker at the 4th International Symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World's Oceans alongside Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of the legendary ocean explorer, Jacques Cousteau. We discussed how to better engage people with our research and conservation efforts by knowing our audience, being entertaining, and providing stories of hope and optimism.Expand ▾
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