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2014 Udall Scholar

March 2, 2014

Huge congratulations to Drexel’s 2014 Udall Scholar, Collin Cavote!

Collin Cavote (Biomimicry, BS '15, Honors) spent 5 years away from college exploring North America to better understand what sustainability means for business. He came to Drexel because of the Custom Design Major, which allows him to study biology, chemistry, design, and entrepreneurship (mentor: Shivanthi Anandan). Collin also hoped to launch a company as a student that would create environmental and social value. Now as a Close School of Entrepreneurship Co-op, Collin has the opportunity to grow his company, Biome. The company's mission is to purify air and has applications for climate change and indoor air quality.


The Udall Scholarship awards 50 scholarships of up to $5000 and 50 honorable mentions to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care. The Udall Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields, including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice and economics. For more information, contact Cindy Schaarschmidt, Asst. Director of the Fellowships Office.