Jeremy Wall (Arts & Sciences Undergraduate – Mathematics (BS)/Russian (Min)/Physics (Min) was nominated for the American Council of Teachers of Russian (ACTR) Post Secondary Russian Scholar Laureate Award (PSRSLA). The award provides national recognition for outstanding junior and senior university-level students — those students who best embody an enthusiasm for and love of things Russian. Jeremy took all Russian courses available at CWRU, including the Russian Song course. He plays the guitar and sings in Russian.
Anna Sklenar (graduated in 2019) received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Open Study/Research Grant. She travelled to Ekaterinburg, Russia, to continue work she conducted for her capstone project at Case Western Reserve. She interviewed Russian people to examine the link between nostalgia for the Soviet Union and populism in Russia today. In 2016, Anna spent time in Kazakhstan after winning a David L. Boren Scholarship, administered by the National Security Education Program.