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Samantha Usman Named Recipient of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's Award

Samantha Usman

Samantha Usman

October 8, 2015
Samantha Usman, a double major in physics and mathematics, received a giant boost to her research efforts this summer when she was named a recipient of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation’s award. The Pittsburgh, Pa. native will use the $10,000 prize to continue her research on gravitational waves with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) group at Syracuse. Her interest in physics keeps her busy on campus, but she’s also found time to pursue boxing as a member of the University’s boxing team.  Read more at scholar.syr.edu.