Yale Students Olivia Klevorn, Hannah K. Carrese, and Noah Remnick Named 2017 Rhodes Scholars

A Yale College senior and two recent graduates will study at the University of Oxford in England next year as winners of the Rhodes Scholarships.

Olivia A. Klevorn ’17, Hannah K. Carrese ’16, and Noah Remnick ’15 are among 32 American men and women chosen from 882 students endorsed by 311 colleges and universities.

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Hannah Carrese
A former Colorado high school student is headed to the University of Oxford after winning a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to study mass migrations caused by world turmoil.

Hannah Carrese said the current definition of a refugee is outdated in the 21st century because international agreements apply to individuals fleeing violence or persecution, and not mass migrations from places like Syria, Honduras, El Salvador and North Africa.

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Olivia Klevorn
Klevorn, a senior at Yale majoring in anthropology, has studied the problem of disinvestment in low-income minority communities and intends to pursue socio-legal studies at Oxford. She says she has family in St. Louis and has written about segregation in St. Louis.

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Noah Remnick
Noah Remnick of New York City graduated from Yale College in 2015 with a B.A. in history. Since then, he has been a James Reston Fellow and reporter for The New York Times.

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