Alumni (Scholar)

Matt Harrison

James Earle Sargeant - Seven Society Jefferson Scholar
Morattico, Virginia
M.S. Brown University
Ph.D. Brown University
B.A. University of Virginia (1998)
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Madison House, Housing Improvement Program, Recreational Therapy, Special Siblings; Math Club; Habitat for Humanity; Putnam math competition; research experience for undergraduates in mathematics; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Pi Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honor Society; Golden Key National Honor Society; Phi Beta Kappa; 1997 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellowship in Biological Sciences Award; National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow; Brown University Dean's Fellow; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; Mathematics Distinguished Majors Program

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