Krieger Student Receives Prestigious Churchill Scholarship


malinda_mcphersonMalinda McPherson, a Johns Hopkins University senior from Belmont, Mass., has won a scholarship from the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States to study at the University of Cambridge in England.

The Churchill Scholarship is awarded annually to students who have demonstrated a capacity to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the sciences, engineering, or mathematics by completing original, creative work at an advanced level.

McPherson is majoring in cognitive science and minoring in music, with the hopes of becoming a neuroscience research professor studying the effect of music on the brain.

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