Apr. 17, 2015
Two graduating seniors have received honorable mentions in the highly competitive Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Receiving the honors were Erika Danielsen, a geology major from Merrick, N.Y., in the geosciences/stratigraphy category, and Matt Destefano, a chemistry major from Germantown, N.Y., in the chemistry/chemical synthesis category. They were among the top 25 percent receiving awards or honorable mentions in the international competition.