Science and Technology

Take a Look at Junior Summer Opportunities

When it comes to applying to scholarships and fellowships it is never too early to start looking for an opportunity. Two SU juniors recently applied for and received awards that will fund enriching summer experiences in their fields before their senior year. Chizobam Nwagwu, a policy studies and neuroscience majors, is a recipient of a…

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New Opportunity Awaits: NOAA Hollings Scholarship

If you have ever been to a grand reef or had the chance to see an iceberg up close, you know that these are precious, beautiful natural creations that humans must fight to preserve. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awards the Ernest F. Hollings scholarships to students who are passionate about the climate, weather,…

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NSF Graduate Research Fellow Joshua Woods (’16)

Joshua Woods will soon begin his doctoral studies at Cornell University in the Robert Fredrick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. A recent graduate with a degree in chemical engineering and a minor in chemistry, Josh is the recipient of a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship supports outstanding students pursuing research-based…

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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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