Our alumni are exploring scientific mysteries and encouraging the next generation to get involved.
Brian Beckford BS '05, MS '08 (pictured, left, with Professor Joerg Reinhold) was part of the second cohort of Ronald E. McNair Scholars at FIU and received the College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Academic Achievement as a Graduate Student in Physics. Since then, he has studied in Japan on the Super Doctor Fellowship, worked to make the field of physics more inclusive, and become a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan.
Daniella Roberts BS '15, a Worlds Ahead graduate, was one of the first students to operate the new 24-inch telescope atop FIU’s Stocker AstroScience Center. The Southern Cross Astronomical Society recognized her with its Scholarship Award.