Emory, Georgia Tech students chosen as Rhodes scholars

Elias Hubbard
November 19, 2017

A South Dakotan who graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2017 is among the latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars. He is a software engineering student at Auburn University.

All three will pursue post-graduate studies at England's Oxford University. In some cases, the scholarships may allow funding for four years. She is the school's first Rhodes scholar. D'Urso is a senior who will receive a bachelor's degree in global relations and a master's degree in public administration.

Arens graduated from United States dollars with an undergraduate degree in chemistry and a 4.0 grade point average.

D'Urso is interested in consumer protection and testified before Congress in 2014 on revamping country of origin labeling laws.

Arens also is a Truman Scholar and a Fulbright Scholar. The Lithonia, Georgia, native is a senior at Emory University majoring in political science and African American studies double major in Emory College of Arts and Sciences. She also has done cancer research at the Broad Institute, pulmonary research at Johns Hopkins and behavioral science at the University of Miami.

Singh has interned at the Los Alamos National Laboratory and conducts research at the Center for Aircraft Structural Life Extension.

She will be reading for a master's degree in social and economic history.

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