Undergraduate student Matthew Ramirez wins Mitchell Award
Posted: May 10, 2011
Matthew Ramirez, English/Classics major, and one of the English Department three Dean's Distinguished Graduates, has won the $2,000 University Co-op George H. Mitchell Student Award for Academic Excellence.
Ramirez won the award for his English Honors Thesis, "Towards a Physiology of Drama: Plot Algorithms for Playwriting, interactive Drama, and Collaborative Filtering," which was directed by Professor Jeff Walker.
Ramirez will begin his PhD studies at Berkeley next fall with a Mellon/Chancellor's Fellowship.