Harold McNamara (BC’11 B.S. Physics with Distinction) has won a Mitchell Scholarship.
McNamara is currently studying micro- and nanotechnology in Cambridge, England, under a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. He has helped develop medical imaging technology and plans to pursue a doctorate in physics. McNamara will study neuroscience at Trinity College in Dublin.
About the Mitchell Scholarship:
The George J. Mitchell Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S.-Ireland Alliance, is named in honor of the former U.S. senator who made a pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process. It is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to public service and community. Twelve Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.