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Rob Ransom, 2016 Fellow, talked to People magazine about his experience at LEAP Academy in Camden.
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Eagelton Fellows Alumni ('09) Wilfred Rodriguez in Rutgers Today feature: Rutgers Social Work Graduate, a Marine Chaplain, Provides Emotional Healing on the Frontlines
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2015 Fellow Kyle Morgan highlighted in recent article on impact of work done in his internship placement this past spring with ELEC.
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Eagleton class of 2016 undergraduate associate Michael Guggenheim a member of the Rutgers Mock Trial team which recently won the Stanford Invitational. Rutgers was the only undefeated team after four rounds of competition.
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Eight Rutgers Law-Camden Students Named Eagleton Fellows
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Rutgers-Camden Ph.D. Student Serving as 2015 Eagleton Alumni Fellow
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Rutgers Ph.D. Student Earns Eagleton Governor's Executive Fellowship. Details here.

10 Eagleton Fellows Selected from the Rutgers School of Law-Newark. (Sept. 23, 2013) Details here.

Eagleton Undergraduate Associate Matt Kuchtyak featured on Rutgers Foundation Campaign for Excellence. Details here.

Eagleton Ungraduate Associates Zain Ahmad ('12 UA), Jenna Cantarella ('12 UA), Will Eastman ('12 UA), Emmi Morse ('13 UA), and Valerie Weiss ('12 UA) join other Rutgers students in DC to talk about financial aid with NJ congressional delegation.
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Eagleton Undergraduate Associate Kevin Tobia is one of 15 students worldwide to receive Ertegun Scholarship to Oxford. Details here.

Sara Rosengarten, class of 2010 Eagleton fellow, is running for a state assembly seat. more here

Two of the Department of Political Science 2011 Undergraduate Awards were given to Eagleton undergraduate associates:
   Joseph J. Geswelli, 2011 Eagleton Undergraduate Associate, was awarded Edward McNall Burns Award as the senior with the best academic record and received  Honors for his thesis, Uncertain State of War: The Geneva Conventions Utility in Contemporary Warfare.
   Anthony Grasso, 2011 Eagleton Undergraduate Associate, was awarded the Class of 1876 Prize for the best thesis by a senior and received Highest Honors for his thesis, To Hell and Back: An End to Mandatory Guidelines Adjusting to the Post-Booker World of Sentencing.

Natalae Anderson, class of 2011 Eagleton Fellow, was selected to present the student address at the recent Rutgers Newark Law commencement ceremony.
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Gayl Mazuco (1974 Eagleton fellow) is in a new position as Director of Unfair Practices and Representation for Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) in Trenton.
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2008 Eagleton Fellow Hans Goff is founder and CEO of Voting Works, LLC-a New Jersey based consultancy that is geared toward increasing voter turnout and political participation in urban communities.Voting Works was selected by the non-profit 100 Urban Entrepreneurs to receive a $10,000 start up grant.
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Star-Ledger interview here


Sara Rosengarten (2011 Eagleton Fellow) is running in New Jersey for the 26th district Assembly seat.
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Odette Ramos (1997 Eagleton fellow) is running for Baltimore City Council - 12th district in Maryland. If elected, she would be the first Hispanic member of the Baltimore City Council.
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Arpan Dasgupta and Jill Matthews (2003 Eagleton Ungraduate Associates) work with the Peace Corps to bring sustainable business, eco-tourism to rural Mexico
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Harini Kidambi (Eagleton 2011 undergraduate) is active in the Eagleton RU Voting program. Her letter to the editor regarding mistreatment of student voters was published in the Daily Targum.
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Read How Eagleton Intern Julia Nutter Landed Post-College Job with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow
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Lorena Gaibor (Eagleton 2009 alumna) is director of the Unity Square Program in New Brunswick, which just received a $1 million grant for revitalization.
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Eagleton 2010 fellow Wesley Brooks was selected by American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) to receive the 2011 AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award (EPPLA).
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2009 Eagleton Alumnus Kyle Smiddie, a Rutgers Law Student, Heads to Department of Justice Honors Program
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2002 Eagleton alumnus Ed Trzaska wins Montgomery Township committee seat.
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2011 Eagleton fellows Natalae Andersen, Maritza Rodriguez and Jeffrey Young featured in Rutgers Law School news.
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2011 fellow Lisa Singleton Boudiette featured here
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Eagleton alumni Jonathan Klein ('09 fellow) featured in story about law students offering free tax assistance to low-income NJ citizens
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Bobby Corner, 2006 Eagleton alumnus, receives award from New Jersey State Bar Association
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Senior Jonathan Maddison, of Voorhees, to Address Record Graduating Class at Rutgers’ 244th Commencement
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Eagleton RU Ready Intern Serves on Student Ambassador at 2010 Shanghai World Expo
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Eagleton Governor's Executive Fellow Osato Chitou in Rutgers-Newark School of Law Spotlight.
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Eagleton undergraduate alumnus Chris Keeting in Teach for America program.
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Eagleton Alumni and adjunct faculty, make the 2009 Power List at PolitickerNJ.com
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Eagleton Undergraduates Denise Letendre, Vanessa Van Der Wilt and Ben West join other Rutgers students heading to Oxford this summer on fellowship.
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Eagleton Undergraduate Avi Smolen is a 2009 RU graduate to watch according to Rutgers release.
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Marisol Conde-Hernandez, Eagleton RU Ready student and our representative at the ServiceNation Summit in the fall, featured in NY Times story.
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Eagleton undergraduate Benjamin West highlighted in recent Friends of Rutgers newsletter.
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Eagleton Fellows 2008 alumnus Hans Goff is highlighted for his work in New Jersey government.
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Eagleton Undergraduate Associate Avi Smolen receives Rutgers University Human Dignity Award.
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Young Scholars' Institute alumni form common bond in extraordinary program.
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Eagleton Fellows Tamara Britt and Neil Kronley Named to Rutgers Law School Search Committee.
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Martha Guarnieri helped student organizations get on the same political page. Featured in Rutgers Focus.
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Hans Goff, Class of 2008 Harold and Reba Martin Fellow. Out of the nearly 11,000 students receiving degrees from Rutgers, Goff was added to the yearly "10 graduates to watch" list compiled by the university.
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Tiffany Johnson - a class of 2008 Martin Fellow and recent graduate from the Law School at Rutgers Camden.
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Jim Kline, Eagleton undergraduate associate, "lives and breathes politics and policy."
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Yelena Shvarts and Roger Masi (see 2nd photo here), both Eagleton undergraduate associates, joined other Rutgers students visiting Washington to lobby members of Congress for increased student aid funding.
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Risha Foulkes, 2008 Eagleton Fellow, named as a Skadden Fellow, one of the country’s foremost public interest fellowship programs.
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