Emma Broming (Class of 2012)
Photo by Brittany Fornof
Emma Broming, a Rollins College junior double majoring in physics and music in the honors degree program, has been named as a 2011 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar.
Among a long list of accomplishments and service activities, Broming serves as the social chair of the Mu Lambda Chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi and the vice president and ritual chair of Sigma Alpha Iota. She is also a member of Society of Physics Students, Cornell Council, Sigma Xi Research Honors Society, Dance Marathon Executive Board, Opera, and the Bach Festival Choir. She has participated in the Rollins College Student-Faculty Summer Scholarship Program researching the X-ray diffuse gas and point source populations in compact and isolated galaxy systems. Broming plans to earn a Ph.D. in theoretical astrophysics and early universe cosmology.