News and Announcements
  • June 20, 2015

Congratulations to our sixteen 2015 graduates!

They are: Shyam Bharadwaj, Xiaowen Chen, John Coukos, Fillan Grady, Grace Kapov, Mitchell Kirshner, Erin Kirton, Abe Lam, Kayleen McMonigal, Grant Nicholas, Pascual O'Dogherty, Anthony Pensa, Aarohi Shah, Nick Shawen, Voitek Stojko, and Ben Terdich.

Xiaowen, Kayleen, Anthony, and Aarohi graduated with ISP Honors with Anthony and Xiaowen sharing the Prize for Distinguished Honors Thesis.

Anthony and Aarohi were recognized as co-winners of the ISP Student Service Award.

Special thanks to Ben for leading the graduates as our Senior Marshal.

  • June 9, 2015

Five ISPs were inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society: seniors John Coukos (EC10) and Ben Terdich (EC11), and juniors (EC12) Rui Chen, Robert Coukos, and Cynthia Yang.

  • June 4, 2015

Robert Coukos (EC12) was selected as a Krieghbaum Scholar. The Krieghbaum Scholarship will support Robert's research over the summer with Professor Jason Brickner in Molecular Biosciences.

Several ISPs were recognized with WCAS Departmental Awards.

John Coukos (EC10) received the Chemistry Department Scholar Award. Chi-Li Ni (EC14) received the Merck Index Award.

Kayleen McMonigal (EC11) received the Seymour Schlanger Memorial Award in Earth & Planetary Sciences.

Ed Kim (EC11) was recognized for Outstanding Achievement on the Putnam Exam.  EC14s Tushar Chandra and Jordan Todes were recognized for Excellence in Mathematics by a First Year.

Rui Chen (EC12) was awarded Outstanding Junior in Physics and Astronomy.

  • June 3, 2015

Anthony Pensa (EC11) wins this year's Corbin Prize! Awarded to an outstanding senior attending graduate or professional school, the Corbin will help support Anthony's study this fall at NU's Feinberg School of Medicine.

  • May 28, 2015

Anthony Pensa (EC11) and Kayleen McMonigal (EC11) are featured in the summer edition of Northwestern Magazine. The Innovators describes Anthony's research in the Silverman Lab on treatments for Huntington's disease. The Greens features Kayleen's work with professor Beddows studying calcite rifts to understand past sea levels.

  • April 1, 2015

Kim Clinch (EC13) was awarded the Goldwater and NOAA Ernst F. Hollings Scholarships.

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Selected Events

Wildcat Welcome (New Student Orientation)
September 11, 2015

Fall classes begin
September 21, 2015

Why ISP?

“If you want to go into the sciences after college, ISP is your best bet for graduate preparation.”
-- Felix Richter, ISP, Chemistry, and Biology Major WCAS ‘13


About the Integrated Science Program

Since 1976 the Integrated Science Program (ISP) has selected some of the brightest science students for a challenging, tailor-made honors curriculum that integrates mathematics with the sciences. We believe the most effective way to prepare for a career in one science is to be immersed in all of them.

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ISP Photo Slideshow
June 22, 2015