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COS students honored for their achievements

Each year dozens of College of Science students are recognized for their achievements in the classroom, on co-op and in the community. 2018 is no different. The college is very proud to acknowledge these students.


Isaac Kresse, a chemistry and computer engineering major, has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater Scholarship is the premiere scholarship for undergraduate researchers in the STEM fields.

Christina Migliore, a physics major, has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF received more than 12,000 applications this year, and made 2,000 award offers. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.

Katie Larkin, a physics major, has been awarded the NU Compass Award. This award is given to nine seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to leadership, volunteerism, academic integrity, and a commitment to Northeastern.

Christopher Osborne, an environmental studied and philosophy major, has been awarded the Presidential Global Fellow. The Presidential Global Fellow is awarded based on the student’s academic standing, leadership qualities, and understanding of the importance of the global experience to their education, personal development, and career goals.

Several COS students were named to the Huntington 100 list. This list honors 100 outstanding students for achievements which are commensurate with the university’s mission, ideals, values, and Academic Plan. This year’s COS students awarded are
Anthony Formicola
Brady Greene
Leila Habib
Ryan Hannon
Yasmine Hashemi
Loren Lassiter
Sarita Marom
Callie Marsalisi
Eryn Nakashima
Jameson O’Reilly
Lincoln Ombelets
Sean Osborne
Paulina Ruiz
Hilary Wong


Alexander Hyde, a doctoral student in physics, has been awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student Awards (OGSA) Teaching in Life Science, Physical Sciences, and Engineering Award. This award is given to a student who has demonstrated excellence in teaching, the ability to motivate students in the classroom, and has superior teaching effectiveness.

Sarah Shugars, a doctoral student in network science, has been awarded Outstanding Graduate Student Awards (OGSA) Community Service Award. This award is given to a student who has demonstrated initiative to benefit Northeastern and the community, has committed service to the college, university, or external community, and has exceeded expected contributions to our community.

Allison Matzelle and John de la Parra were both awarded the Spring 2018 Dissertation Completion Fellowship.

Behavioral Neuroscience
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Marine and Environmental Sciences