Biology Seniors Victoria Phu (left) and Amanda Rutherford (right) have both been recently honored by the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Victoria Phu, who is a Junior Fellow and an Honors biology senior, has been honored with the Welch Scholarship. This scholarship has given her the opportunity to pursue research focusing on song-bird communication and work towards her goal of attending dental school. The full article, which was featured in UMass Magazine, can be found here.
Amanda Rutherford, who is also an Honors biology senior, has been named a Rising Researcher. Over her four years, Amanda has studied the effects of insecticide exposures on the development of obesity and type 2 diabetes. The full article can be found here.