Featured Scholar

Hanna Noughani

Hanna Noughani received a 2023 national Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship Award, one of 62 national Fellowship recipients. In May 2023, she graduated with a double-major in neurobiology and oboe performance. Hanna is pursuing a master’s degree in oboe performance at Indiana University-Bloomington’s Jacobs School of Music where she serves as the Associate Instructor of Oboe. After attaining her master’s degree, Hanna hopes to attend medical school. While at UW-Madison, Hanna performed with the UW-Madison Symphony Orchestra and was part of The Magnolia Trio, a woodwind chamber group. She also was an undergraduate researcher in the Bendlin Lab at the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and received two research awards: the Sophomore Research Fellowship and the Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship. Hanna was a finalist for the Theodore Herfurth and Teddy Kubly Award for Comprehensive Undergraduate Excellence, among the oldest and most prestigious undergraduate awards at UW-Madison.