Axell Boomer, RS Undergraduate, wins national Beinecke Award!

Axell Boomer recently received a nationally competitive Beinecke Award for future graduate study, one of twenty awardees nationwide. The Beinecke Scholarship Program provides $35,000 to students of exceptional promise for graduate study in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Axell is majoring in history and religious studies with honors in the liberal arts and honors in history. He anticipates graduating in the spring of 2025 and intends to pursue a doctorate in history. His research investigates the formation and reproduction of U.S. historical memory, and how Christian Americans have navigated the idolatry of secular figures. You can read more about Axell and his work here:  Congratulations Axell!