Students Cap Off Spring 2016 with Regional Awards

The spring semester is always bustling with activity for Loyola Marymount University students both on and off campus. In addition to completing their rigorous academic assignments, students are also busy attending conferences, participating extra-curricular activities and preparing for the next step in their LMU journey. Here is a roundup of honors our students were awarded this spring:

Spring 2016 Awards Roundup

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Nina Lepp '16, mechanical engineering major.
Recent graduate Nina Lepp, who earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, won a 2016 to 2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant. Lepp will teach English at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poland.Read More
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Juan Carrillo '16, mathematics and computer science double major.
Juan Carrillo, a senior double majoring in mathematics and computer science, won a “meritorious poster award” at the Mathematics Association of America Southern California-Nevada meeting.Read More
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Brandy Kwak '16, biology major.
Brandy Kwak, a senior biology major, won the best poster award at the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference in Point Loma earlier this year.Read More
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Brandon Klein '18, biology major.
Brandon Klein, a sophomore biology major, received honorable mention recognition in the 20th annual American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Undergraduate Poster Competition. He also was awarded Honorable Mention for the Goldwater Scholarship, the nation’s premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.Read More
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Billy Walker (L) and Masaki Takamatsu (R) hold up their winning prototype, a brake mechanism for skateboards.
Freshmen engineering students Masaki Takamatsu and Billy Walker won the LMU Pitch Competition for their presentation on developing a brake mechanism for skateboards.Read More
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Lacey Smith '16, health and human sciences major.
Recent graduate Lacey Smith, a health and human sciences major, was named a Global Health Fellow by Medical Missionaries. Following graduation, Smith will serve the poor in Haiti for a year before applying to medical school.Read More