Ithaca College has had nine students named as Goldwater Scholars since the program began in 1986.
2014-15: Rachel Snyder ('15), a Chemistry major, was awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for her research investigating ways to make plastics from non-petroleum sources in order to make them more environmentally friendly.
2003-5: Matthew Sprague ('05), a Chemistry and Physics Double Major, was awarded a Goldwater Scholarship over two years for his research on comparing the processing characteristics of different foams and the formulation of new foams used to protect electronics from shock and vibration.
Initial News Release for Sprague.
2002-3: Jen Pawlicki ('03), a Biochemistry Major, was awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for her research on the relationship between molecular structure and disease, and investigating the natural adhesive possessed by limpets, a type of snail.
News Release for Pawlicki.
2001-2: Wendy Clement ('02), a Biology Major, was awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for her research on Hillebrandia sandwichensis, a species of begonia found exclusively on the Hawaiian Islands.
News Release 1 and 2 for Clement.
1997-8: Michael Axtell ('98), a Biology Major, was awarded the Goldwater Scholarship for his research in environmental toxicology, specifically studied the effects of acid rain damage to grasses.
Michael Mazourek ('99), a Biochemistry Major, was awarded the Goldwater Scholarship for his research
on how enzymes in a certain protein convert food to energy.
News Release for Axtell and Mazourek.
Peter Yakowex '96
Thomas Boyd '94
Joseph Bliss '90