Alumni (Scholar)

Rachel Greene

Olive B. and Franklin C. Mac Krell Jefferson Scholar
M.Phil. Cambridge University
Ph.D. Cambridge University
B.A. University of Virginia (2001)


Great Ideas Lecture Series, inaugural director; INST 382: Minds, Brains, and Souls, developed and led interdisciplinary seminar; University Medical Center, Department of Pastoral Care, clinical intern; Center for the Study of Neurological Disease, Parkinsons Disease research; U.Va. Undergraduate Research Fellowship recipient; Charlottesville Mental Health Association, fundraiser; Salvation Army Red Shield Family Initiative, volunteer; Apologia co-founder; Arts & Sciences Council; Days on the Lawn; Teacher and Student Community Volunteer Force volunteer; Seven Society recognition; New Testament Greek prize; Rotary Ambassadorial Foundation Scholarship; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Deans List; Echols Council; Echols Scholar.

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