November 8, 2010

Matthew Coudron, an undergraduate mathematics and physics major, was one of two University of Minnesota students awarded anAstronaut Scholarship Foundation graduate fellowship. The award was presented on October 28 by space shuttle astronaut Capt. Daniel Brandenstein following a public talk in Coffman Memorial Union. The Astronaut Scholarship is the largest monetary award given in the United States to science and engineering undergraduate students based solely on merit.