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Second Brown Doctoral Student Wins Rome Prize

May 1, 2013

Ruth W. Lo, a doctoral student in the History of Art and Architecture program, has won a Rome Prize for her research, Feeding Rome: Food, Architecture, and Urbanism of City Markets, 1907-1943. Lo, along with fellow Brown doctoral student Jessica Nowlin, will have the opportunity to spend two years studying in Rome, Italy.

The Rome Prize is awarded by the American Academy in Rome to individuals who represent the highest standard of excellence in the arts and humanities. Prize recipients are provided with a fellowship that includes a stipend, a study or studio, and room and board in Rome, Italy to expand their own professional, artistic, or scholarly pursuits.

Learn more about the Rome Prize.