Kathy Rim is named 2009-10 Fletcher Jones Foundation Fellow
- November 3, 2009
- Award recognizes academic excellence and carries $20,100 prize
Kathy Rim, political science graduate student and 2009 recipient of the Lauds & Laurels Outstanding Graduate Student Award, has been selected as the 2009-10 UCI Fletcher Jones Foundation Fellow. The honor recognizes Rim for her “past accomplishments, enthusiasm for excellence, vitality, ingenuity, and leadership potential consistent with that exhibited in life by Fletcher Jones.” The accompanying $20,100 prize will support her research on the political behavior and participation of Asian Americans, a topic she has been studying since her days as an undergraduate at UCI. Rim is the fifth UCI graduate student to receive the annual fellowship since it’s founding in 2005.