Michael Thompson ’12, a civil engineering major, was awarded a Goldwater Scholarship, the premier undergraduate award of its type in the fields of mathematics, science, and engineering. Thompson’s award will cover college costs up to a maximum of $7,500 next academic year. For the second consecutive year, Ross Moretti ’12 (chemistry) received honorable mention.
Thompson, Melissa Haber ’12 (biology), and Brian Peacock ’12 (civil engineering) were awarded Greater Research Opportunity Fellowships by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The fellowships finance research supplies and provide tuition assistance and a stipend during the semester. Each student also will serve a three-month summer internship at an EPA facility.
Beatriz De Jesus ’12 (government and law) and Janka Lovering ’13 (civil engineering) were awarded Gilman International Scholarships by the U.S. Department of State to support a semester of study abroad this spring. De Jesus is studying in New Delhi, Dakar, and Buenos Aires in the International Honors Program’s Cities in the 21st Century curriculum. Lovering is in New Zealand in the Geology of New Zealand program offered by Frontiers Abroad.