Samantha Lamy and Dulcie Trottier will be commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Army, and Madisen Duke-Bruechert will be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force.
A physics major and math minor, Eleanor Hook is interested in all aspects of these subjects, from research to local outreach to legislative policy.
Thanks to the vision and generosity of Dr. Charles Robertson Jr. ’65, the shop was renovated and named in honor of Glen Davis, technical associate in the Department of Physics. Davis has managed the shop for 20 years, teaching students and others on campus machining, fabricating, and welding, as well as making and repairing items for college instruction, research, and maintenance.
Rhodes senior Matthew Huber and alumna Kayla Wilson have been offered the fellowships, following a national competition. The new awardees were selected from more than 12,000 applicants.
The research will be conducted by the James Webb Space Telescope, which is scheduled for launch in 2020.
Overseen by Rhodes Engineering, the Makerspace in Rhodes Tower is outfitted with a wide range of equipment. Once trained on the equipment, all Rhodes students are welcome to use the workshop to design and build their own projects.
Goldwater Scholar and award recipient from the Women in Aerospace Foundation, physics and mathematics double major McKenna Davis '18 sets her sights on the field of aerospace.
College Raptor, an online resource that helps prospective college students explore college options, recently ranked Rhodes No. 10 among schools across the country as a “Hidden Gem for Women in STEM.”
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