Two honored with Fulbright awards

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Two members of the Union community were honored with Fulbright awards. Morgan Duffany ‘23 and Sebastian Koch ‘23 received Fulbrights to travel internationally for teaching and research.

Union has been consistently recognized as a top producer of Fulbrights.

Learn more Union's recent Fulbright winners here:

Morgan Duffany '23

Hometown: Cheshire, Conn.

Major: Biochemistry and Spanish double major

Activities and/or Internships: Environmental Club co-president and summer research fellowship in biochemistry

Fulbright project: English Teaching Assistant for Elementary children in Santa Cruz de Tenerife on the Canary Islands in Spain

Plans after Fulbright: Find a research position to pursue a career in biochemistry

Morgan Duffany in front of the Nott Memorial

Sebastian Koch '23

Hometown: Tucson, Arizona

Major: Electrical Engineering

Minor: German and Chemical Engineering (Seward Fellow minor)

Activities and/or Internships: Beuth House co-chair; Anime Club co-president; German Club president. One summer, he conducted research at the University of Arizona for his minor with a project titled “Multi Cycle Organosilane Deposition on Silicon Dioxide,” which involved testing SiO2 coupons and their reaction to different chemicals and deposition techniques.

Fulbright project: He will conduct research at the University of Hamburg with Dr. Robert Zierold at the Center for Hybrid Nanostructures. His project title is "Micro Channel Sensors and Improved Manufacturing and Variability Practices."

Plans after Fulbright: Weighing several options - either pursue a doctoral degree or pursue a career in the semiconductor industry in the U.S. or Germany

Sebastian Koch in front of the Nott Memorial