President Obama Honors STS Alumna Virginia Davis

By Caitlin Jennings, Communications Coordinator, Society for Science & the Public 

Virginia Davis (Science Talent Search (STS) 1986) will receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). When Virginia found out she thought, “It was very exciting and a tremendous honor as well as a lot to live up to.”

It is the highest honor that the U.S. President gives to scientists in the early stages of their research careers. According to the National Science Foundation, aw...

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