College’s Alumni Network Announces 2018 Summer Undergraduate Award Winners
The College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) Alumni Network has announced its 2018 Undergraduate Summer Research, Travel and Educational Enrichment Award winners.
The five recipients will receive awards of $500 or $2,000 to help defray costs related to conducting research or traveling to field courses, conferences or other summer activities that enhance or expand the student’s educational and professional development.
The 2018 award winners and their summer activities included two with Biology ties:
- Ilan Goldstein, a biological sciences major, will work in the laboratory of Patrick Kanold, a professor in the Department of Biology. Goldstein will continue his current research into how the brains of mice process sound.
- Lydia Mazze, a biological sciences major and a member of the Integrated Life Sciences (ILS) program in the Honors College, plans to study abroad in Salamanca, Spain. Mazze currently researches memory and learning in UMD’s Neural Systems Laboratory with Jonathan Fritz, an affiliate associate research scientist in the Department of Biology and a research scientist in the Institute for Systems Research. In Spain, Mazze will take a neural sound processing course and a Spanish course geared toward medical practitioners.
To see the full list of awardees, visit https://cmns.umd.edu/news-events/features/4142.
Written by Irene Ying