Jessica Johnson ’07 completed her first year of Medical School at the University of Missouri in 2008. At Cornell, she majored in mathematics, minored in biology, and pursued a wide range of activities including NCAA volleyball, research on rainforest plant/insect relationships, an internship in prosthetics, and a month in Guatemala assisting with joint replacements through [...]
Laina Mowry and Fadzai Fungura spent the summer of 2007 at Cornell researching the geometry of self-similar fractals — objects whose parts are miniaturized copies of the larger structure.
As a doctoral student in statistics at UCLA, Brandi Shanata combines her two Cornell majors: mathematics and sociology. Her research involves developing a predictive model for crime movements based on data from the Los Angeles Police Department.
Theresa Chappell is working towards a career in actuarial science through graduate coursework at the University of Iowa. She also works at AEGON USA in their annuities division and is working to pass the exams needed to qualify for work as an actuary in annuities or possibly health insurance.
Carrie Temm ’04 completed law school at the University of Kansas in 2007. At Cornell she double-majored in mathematics and politics, and she says it wasn’t just the politics courses that prepared her for a legal future.
Jake Allred works as a biostatistician in cancer research at the Mayo Clinic, one of the world’s leading medical institutions.
Smriti Angara entered Georgetown University’s program in international conflict resolution after graduating from Cornell in 2007. She wants to address conflicts over scarce resources such as oil and fresh water, and hopes to one day do research for a think tank or other non-governmental organization in Europe.
Danielle Bowen came to Cornell with interests in math and biology and left with a prestigious scholarship and solid grounding in the cutting-edge area of statistical genetics. She says her eyes were first opened to the burgeoning field in Bioinformatics, a computer science course taught by Andy Wildenberg.
MOUNT VERNON – Danielle Bowen, a Cornell College junior from Orion, Ill., has received a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the premier undergraduate award for students interested in the fields of science, mathematics and engineering. The award covers expenses for college tuition, fees, books and room and board, up to $7,500. Scholars are nominated by their [...]