photo of Joshua Slaughter with mentor Chuck LaBerge
Joshua Slaughter with his Computer Engineering mentor Prof. Chuck LaBerge

Computer Engineering major Joshua Slaughter ‘22, M30, has received the Marshall Scholarship, becoming the second student in UMBC history and the first in 29 years to be selected for the prestigious award. Slaughter is one of 41 American students chosen this year from institutions across the country for the Marshall Scholarship, which supports graduate study at institutions in the United Kingdom. He was also a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship.

Slaughter, who is earning his degree in computer engineering, will pursue his Ph.D. in informatics at the University of Edinburgh. His goal is to advance equity in the developing field of personalized medicine.

Read more about his accomplishments and plans and his support from mentors and UMBC programs in this UMBC News article.