CSM honors 2019-2020 Outstanding Graduating Students

(Wednesday, April 15, 2019) Congratulations to the ten College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) Outstanding Graduating Student Award recipients!

The College's 2019-2020 student recipients and their Faculty Mentors are:

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • M.S. in Chemical Sciences: Laura-Maria Oja 
    • Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jonathan McMurry, Professor of Chemistry 
  • B.S. in Biochemistry: Braden Clinebell
    • Faculty Mentor: Dr. Daniela Tapu, Professor of Chemistry 
  • B.S. in Biochemistry: Ethan Ertell
    • Faculty Mentor: Jack Duff, Senior Lecturer of Chemistry

Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology 

  • M.S. in Integrative Biology: Christopher Waters
    • Faculty Mentor: Dr. Matthew Weand, Associate Professor of Organismal Biology 
  • B.S. in Environmental Science: Colin Maurer
    • Faculty Mentor: Dr. Daniel Ferreira, Associate Professor of Environmental Science

Department of Mathematics

  • B.S. in Computational and Applied Mathematics: Alyssa Venn
    • Faculty Mentor: Dr. Joe DeMaio, Professor of Mathematics and Data Science 
  • B.S. in Mathematics: William Ragsdale 
    • Faculty Mentor: Dr. William Griffiths, Associate Professor of Mathematics 

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology 

  • B.S. in Biology: Daisy McGrath 
    • Faculty Mentor: Dr. Tsai-Tien Tseng, Associate Professor of Biology

Department of Physics

  • B.S. in Physics: Emma Pearson
    • Faculty Mentor: Dr. David Joffe, Associate Professor of Physics

Department of Statistics and Analytical Sciences

  • M.S. in Applied Statistics: Bryan Yockey
    • Faculty Mentor: Dr. Louise Lawson, Professor of Statistics  

Each year, department faculty in the College of Science and Mathematics choose one outstanding graduating student per academic degree program. Outstanding students are selected based on notable achievements within their major, including having earned an exceptional GPA, as well as in extracurricular, research or professional activities.