Department of Physics and Astronomy

University of Mississippi

Hector Okada da Silva is a Winner of the 2016 Graduate Student Achievement Award

Hector Okada da Silva received the Graduate Achievement Award in Physics and Astronomy. He was recognized at the Honors Convocation, which was held in the Gertrude Castellow Ford Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

The Graduate School awards up to a total of eighteen Graduate Achievement Awards each year for recognition on Honors Day. These include a maximum of two each from Accountancy, Applied Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and six from the College of Liberal Arts. (In Liberal Arts, the two awards are given in each of the following three areas: Area A, which includes Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Philosophy and Religions, and Physics and Astronomy; Area B, which includes Art, Classics, English, Journalism, Modern Languages, Music, and Theatre Arts; Area C, which includes History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology and Anthropology.)