Jillain Paulin ’23 Receives Goldwater Scholarship

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Physics and astronomy student Jillian Paulin ’23 has been awarded a 2020 Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater Scholarship Program, one of the oldest and most prestigious national scholarships in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics in the United States, seeks to identify and support college sophomores and juniors who show exceptional promise of becoming this nation’s next generation of research leaders in these fields.

Jillian, under the guidance of Prof. Cosmin Ilie, has been studying dark matter capture in stars and effect of the stellar motion on the capture rate. Read more