Samantha Livermore (A21) stands out for her passion and academic excellence in the fields of physics and astronomy. She consistently demonstrates conceptual understanding and is able to apply these concepts in unfamiliar and not fully defined contexts. She possesses exceptional dedication & motivation, has outstanding work habits and brings intellectual flexibility, creativity and curiosity to problem solving. In the lab she collaborates effectively with the team, handles equipment and data analysis with confidence and skill, contributes ideas, and participates fully in physics research.
The Audrey Butvay Gruss Science Award is for outstanding academic work in any of the sciences.