University of Georgia Honors student Elise Karinshak is among 417 undergraduates across the nation to be recognized as 2022 Barry Goldwater Scholars, earning the highest undergraduate award of its type for the fields of mathematics, engineering and the natural sciences.
Karinshak, from Lawrenceville, is a third-year Foundation Fellow majoring in data science in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and marketing in the Terry College of Business. She is pursuing a minor in studio art in the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Her studies focus on data mining and media analytics, and she plans to pursue a Ph.D. in data science.
Since 1995, 64 UGA students have received the Goldwater Scholarship, which recognizes exceptional sophomores and juniors across the United States.
Image: Elise Karinshak (Photo by Stephanie Schupska)