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On Tuesday, Dec. 2, the Honors College and the RBD Library will host a Goldwater Scholarship information session “The Goldwater Scholarship: Preparing America’s Future Researchers in the STEM Disciplines.” The event will be held in the ground floor auditorium of the RBD Library from 9 until 10:30 a.m. The program will include a presentation by Goldwater Scholarship Foundation President, Frank Gilmore. Gilmore, a native of Mississippi, is Chancellor Emeritus of Montana Tech of the University of Montana and Professor Emeritus of the University of Mississippi. He holds an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Virginia Military Institute, a doctoral degree in Organic Chemistry with a minor in Industrial Management from MIT, and pursued post-doctoral studies at NIH, Florida State University, the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Harvard University in Molecular Biophysics, Law, Physiology, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Educational Management. In addition to his numerous academic, research and philanthropic distinctions, including his 22 years as a member of the Goldwater Scholar Review Committee.

The program will begin with welcoming remarks from Melissa Baumann, Assistant Provost & Director of the Honors College & Professor of Mechanical Engineering, who has had extensive experience mentoring Goldwater Scholars throughout her faculty career. All interested students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.

For additional information contact Paul Harris in the Honors College Paul.harris@auburn.edu