Two Students Named Goldwater Scholars, Two Receive Honorable Mention

UH Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics Majors Face Intense Competition to Earn Prestigious Distinctions

With sights set on advanced science degrees and careers in pioneering research, four University of Houston (UH) students now have the highest honor they can garner for undergraduate research in their academic repertoire.

Nicholas Eastham, a junior chemistry major, and Thomas Markovich, a junior physics and mathematics double major, have been named Barry M. Goldwater Scholars for the 2011-2012 academic year. Mason Biamonte, a sophomore physics and mathematics double major, and Abdulrahman Ibrahim, a junior chemistry major, received honorable mentions.

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