Topic: jeopardy

Alex Trebek (left) appeared visibly moved by Dhruv Gaur’s ’21 (right) gesture of support during the Final Jeopardy round in the Tournament of Champions. Gaur’s actions went viral, and a CBS representative invited him to appear on the Ellen Show.

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Gaur ’21 appears on Ellen show after viral ‘Jeopardy!’ response

November 15, 2019 0 comments

In the semifinals of the “Jeopardy!” Tournament of Champions Nov. 11, contestant Dhruv Gaur ’21 may have left with only five dollars in his pocket, but he garnered nationwide appreciation for his Final Jeopardy answer.

Dhruv Gaur '21 (right) paid tribute to Jeopardy host Alex Trebek (left) during Monday night's episode.

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Gaur ’21 receives national attention for emotional tribute in ‘Jeopardy!’

November 12, 2019 0 comments

In the semifinal round of the “Jeopardy!” Tournament of Champions that aired Monday, Dhruv Gaur ’21 captured the spotlight with his heartfelt message to the show’s longtime host, Alex Trebek. 

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Gaur ’21 advances in ‘Jeopardy!’ tournament

November 6, 2019 0 comments

Dhruv Gaur ’21 advanced to the semifinals in the “Jeopardy!” Tournament of Champions after defeating two opponents in the quarterfinals in an episode that aired last night.

While the final round of the College Championship aired Friday, Gaur has had to keep his victory a secret since the episode’s taping in March.

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Gaur ’21 wins ‘Jeopardy!’ Championship

April 22, 2018 Comments are Disabled

In a gripping final round that aired Friday, April 21, Dhruv Gaur ’21 was crowned the “Jeopardy!” College Championship grand prize winner, taking home $100,000.

Dhruv Gaur ’21 poses with Alex Trebek on the Los Angeles set of “Jeopardy!” during the filming of the competition in March. Gaur said he has enjoyed trivia and the show since he was a child.

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Gaur ’21 to compete on ‘Jeopardy!’

April 10, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Dhruv Gaur ’21 will appear on an episode of “Jeopardy!” College Championship tonight to represent the University. Gaur joins 14 other students from colleges across the United States to compete in the quiz competition for a $100,000 prize.

Noah Cowan ’19 sports a Brown sweatshirt while posing with host Alex Trebek on the set of “Jeopardy!” Cowan’s episode airs this Friday.

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Contestants for $500: Who is Noah Cowan?

February 4, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Noah Cowan ’19 will go head to head Friday with some of the most eclectic minds in America’s most famous game: “Jeopardy!”