In the News: Environmental Engineering Senior Named Astronaut Scholar

Reilly Duffy, a senior majoring in environmental engineering, is one of 50 students from 36 universities to be named a 2018-19 Astronaut Scholar by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. Founded by the Mercury 7 astronauts, the foundation awards scholarships to students in their junior or senior year who are pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering or…

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Geoffrey Vaartstra (’17) Named Astronaut Scholar

Hiking in the south of Chile during his semester abroad, mechanical engineering student Geoffrey Vaartstra learned that he was named a 2016 Astronaut Scholar. This prestigious scholarship recognizes outstanding students in engineering, natural, and applied students that show initiative and creativity in their field. Geoffrey conducts research in Professor Shalabh Maroo’s laboratory and is interested…

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Samantha Usman receives highly competitive Astronaut Scholarship

A rising senior in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences is flying high upon learning of her latest academic achievement. Samantha Usman ’16, a double major in physics and mathematics, has just been named a recipient of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation’s (ASF) award. She will use the $10,000 prize to continue her research on…

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