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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Student Shines in National Problem-Solving Competition

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Sayem Sinha, a junior majoring in psychology, has won second place in the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) STEM Scholarship competition. The recipient of a $3,000 scholarship, he is the second Syracuse student to place in the national problem-solving competition in the past three years. His entry, titled “Surveying in Science,” considers ways to improve the accuracy of presidential election polling.