Juniors Rebecca Funke and Scott Yeudall were each awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the country’s premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, science, and engineering.
Funke, a math and computer science major from Perrysburg, Ohio, is researching a mathematical function that has applications to error correcting coding theory. Yeudall, who is from Richmond and attended Maggie Walker Governor’s School, majors in chemistry and in biochemistry and molecular biology. Danielle Confair of Williamsport, Pa., a junior studying chemistry, received an honorable mention.
Since 2004, the University of Richmond has had 21 Goldwater Scholars.