David Bruce ’13 Wins Watson to Study Climate Change in Threatened Cities

Samuel David Bruce ’13Samuel Bruce ’13, who goes by his middle name David, will travel the world next year to study the ways different coastal cities, from Europe to South America, are responding to the danger of rising sea levels and other disasters such as hurricanes and tsunamis.

Bruce is one of 40 students around the country to receive a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, which gives graduating seniors $25,000 and the mandate to pursue a subject or issue that fascinates them. Fellows are urged not to return to the United States for 12 months.

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