The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation announced the national awardees last week and UMass Amherst has three Goldwater scholars among four nominees (four is the maximum number of applications that each institution can put forward). The Goldwater scholars from UMass Amherst are all Commonwealth Honors College juniors committed to a career in STEM research.
Four Commonwealth Honors College Students were named as Rising Researchers for the Fall 2020 semester. The Rising Researcher program celebrates students who excel in research, scholarship or creative activity.
The 29 Who Shine is a group of outstanding Massachusetts public college and university graduates to be honored by Governor Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education during a YouTube livestream event on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at 2 p.m.