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W&L’s Katherine Dau ’19 Awarded Fulbright Dau will live and work in Vienna for nine months.

Dau_Katherine W&L’s Katherine Dau ’19 Awarded FulbrightKatherine Dau ’19

Washington and Lee University senior Katherine Dau ’19 has received a combined Fulbright-Study/Research and English Teaching Assistantship award to Austria for summer 2019. Dau will live and work in Vienna for nine months. At W&L, Dau is an art history and German double major.

“I’ll be working on a project about St. Stephan’s Cathedral in Vienna,” said Dau. “I’ll make models of aspects of the building and write about the space to create a website documenting the history of the church. I’ll also be working as an English teaching assistant at a secondary school in or around Vienna.”

Dau is looking forward to spending the year in “such an amazing city.” She is also excited to immerse herself in a new culture and sharpen her German language skills.

Immediately following graduation from W&L in May, and before she heads to Austria, Dau will travel to New York to work in the Frick Collection’s Digital Art History Department. After her fellowship, she plans to pursue a graduate degree in art history.