Tony Nottke is the recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for Spring 2013. Tony earned the award for his work as a GTA for Professor Hal Larson's PTYS 170A1 course. He is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Chemistry, with a minor in Planetary Sciences.
LPL graduate student Melissa Dykhuis and husband Nathan welcomed the safe arrival of Matthew James Dykhuis on July 27. Matthew was born at 6:56 a.m. and weighed in at 8 lbs 5 oz, 21 inches. Matthew has already attended several LPL events and is looking forward to his first Bratfest.
We regretfully forward the sad news of the death of LPL staffer and Boynton team member Gerard Droege. Jerry's colleague and friend, Bill Boynton, remembers Jerry:
Welcome to the Fall 2012 edition of the LPL newsletter! There are a couple of things new about the newsletter this time. For one thing, we are going retro, adding an abbreviated print edition to the online edition—if you’d like a copy of the print edition, please contact Mary Guerrieri, firstname.lastname@example.org, 520-621-2828.