Biology student Shannon Silva was one of a small group of students who was selected to receive the 2020-2021 UMass Amherst Rising Researcher student achievement award. The award recognizes exceptional accomplishments of UMass Amherst undergraduate students who excel in research, scholarship, and creative activity.
In recognition of this honor, Shannon will be invited to an event hosted by Chancellor Subbaswamy in the spring, where she will receive her award.
Read about some of Shannon's research, which won her a Goldwater Scholarship, HERE.
Department of Biology