Graduate students awarded with prestigious fellowships

June 28, 1995
Contact: Bernie DeGroat

ANN ARBOR—Five University of Michigan graduate students are among 40 doctoral candidates nationwide to win Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships for 1995, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has announced.

The Fellows, who were selected from more than 500 applicants, will each receive a $12,500 stipend for their final year of writing dissertations on topics of ethical or religious values.

U-M winners, along with fields of study and title of dissertations, include: –Mary L. Coomes, history, ” Weaving the History of Many Cultures: Cosmology and Cultural Values at New Almaden” ; –Reiko Ohnuma, Buddhist studies, ” Dehadna: The Gift of the Body in Indian Buddhist Narrative Literature” ; –Susanne Pohl, history, ” Thou Shalt Not Kill: Ethical Attitudes Toward Homicide and Its Atonement in Medieval and Early Modern Germany” ; –Warren A. Rosenblum, history, ” Crime, Punishment and the Crisis in Criminal Justice in Germany, 1890-1933″ ; –Teresa M. Sanislo, history, ” Gymnastics and Patriotic Masculinity: Nationalism and Gender in the Early National Movement in Germany, 1780-1820. ”