Alumni (Scholar)

Lisa Manning

Paradis Family Jefferson Scholar
Fort Thomas, Kentucky
B.S. University of Virginia (2002)
B.A. University of Virginia (2002)
Ph.D. University of California (2008)
Professional Sector:


Virginia Academy of Science presenter; International Sciences and Engineering Fair, workshop presenter; Science Fair Mentoring Program, head program director, webmaster, Murray Elementary School program coordinator, Buford Middle School webmaster and director; American Junior Academy of Science Symposium; FERMILAB National Accelerator Laboratories, intern, research assistant, KTEV collaboration; Friends Helping Friends; Cavalier Daily, associate editor; High Energy Physics Department, research assistant; Society of Physics Students; Madison House, Migrant Aid Program program director Sci-Tech Mentoring Program; Pi Mu Epsilon Honor Society; Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship; U.S. Department of Energy Research Undergraduate Laboratory Fellowship, Stanford Linear Accelerator; 21 Society Recognition; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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