Harvard Students Spencer Dunleavy, Nancy Ko, Maia Silber, and Anthony Wilder Wohns Named 2017 Rhodes Scholars

Spencer D. Dunleavy '17, Nancy Ko '17, Maia R. Silber ’17 and Anthony Wilder L. Wohns ’16, will join the ranks of Harvard’s 355 previous Rhodes Scholars in the scholarship’s 114-year history. Harvard will send the most representatives of any university in the U.S. for the second year in a row.

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Spencer Dunleavy
Harvard senior Spencer Dunleavy calls his selection “an incredible honor” but also a testament to the people in his life who helped him get where he is, including his high school teachers.

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Nancy Ko

A Harvard University senior named as a Rhodes Scholar last week said it was her upbringing on the outskirts of Borough Park that influenced her decision to pursue a career as a professor of Jewish history.

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Maia Silber
A Cortlandt woman is among 32 Americans selected for the 2017 class of Rhodes scholars by the Rhodes Trust.

Maia Silber, a senior at Harvard University, said her plan was to study British and European history, and her hope was to become an investigative journalist. She said it was important to be able to connect the current day with historical events.

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