2018–2019 Goldwater Scholar Maine Christos and Nicholas Page


Nick Romanenko

Two Rutgers University–New Brunswick undergraduates were among the 211 students nationwide selected as 2018–2019 Goldwater Scholars, which is the top undergraduate award in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics. Rising senior Maine Christos (top), a physics and math major, is analyzing data from the Large Hadron Collider; rising junior Nicholas Page (bottom), a cell biology and neuroscience major, is researching the formation of the cerebral cortex to ascertain treatments for neurological disorders. Also recognized were 14 Rutgers–New Brunswick students and alumni who were awarded Fulbright grants for 2017–2018. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program, sponsored by the Department of State, enables recent graduates and graduate students to research, study, and teach in more than 140 countries.