Bridgit Darby Awarded Melville and Goldwater Fellowships


Bridgit Darby, now a senior in the Biology Department, was awarded the Dean Elsbeth Melville (BU) and Barry M. Goldwater (National) fellowships for her senior year at BU. Boston University's Melville Scholarship is awarded to two women annually in recognition of scholarly excellence, contribution to university life, and potential for success in their chosen fields. The prestigious Goldwater Scholarship is awarded annually to outstanding sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research-oriented careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Bridget is interested in mathematical ecology and biogeochemistry and has worked with Prof. Adrien Finzi for the last two years. Additionally, Bridgit has co-authored a paper with Prof. Finzi, which is currently under review. Congratulations Bridgit on all your accomplishments!