In this year’s Goldwater Scholarship National Competition for students who plan research careers in the sciences, mathematics, computer science, or engineering, 3 students from Maryland have won the scholarship, and a fourth UMd nominee was recognized as an honorable mention.  Two of the scholarship winners, Geoffrey Ji and Rafael Goissis Setra, as well as honorable mention winner Daniel Albarnaz Farias, are mathematics majors. Congratulations to all three of them and congratulations also to Professor Wojtek Czaja who has been mentoring one of the winners - Rafael Setra.