Mark Sykes, CEO and Director of the Planetary Science Institute, has announced the establishment of the Pierazzo International Student Travel Award, which will be supported by Betty Pierazzo Memorial Fund.
Catherine Elder has been announced as the recipient of the 2013 Shandel Travel Scholarship. Catherine plans to use the funds for summer travel to Zurich, Switzerland. While there, she will collaborate with Professor Paul Tackley (ETH Zurich) on studies of Io.
Tune in to the LPL Fall Newsletter for a report on Catherine's summer travel and research accomplishments!
Congratulations to Fan Guo and Kathryn Volk, each named as a recipient of the 2013 Gerard P. Kuiper Award.
Congratulations to LPL's 2013 Galileo Circle Scholarship recipients: Corwin Atwood-Stone, Sky Beard, Davin Flateau, Sarah Morrison, Tom Schad, Peng Sun, and Michelle Thompson. Galileo Circle Scholarships are awarded to the University of Arizona's finest science students and represent the tremendous breadth of research interests in the College of Science.
Congratulations to PTYS graduate student Catherine Elder who was awarded a 2013 Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) Career Development Award in February.
The Department of Planetary Sciences/Lunar and Planetary Laboratory was pleased to name the following students as recipients of the 2013 College of ScienceGraduate Student Awards:
Outstanding Scholarship: Kathryn Volk
Outstanding Service and Outreach: Meghan Cassidy and Rob Zellem
Outstanding Teaching: Rob Zellem
Congratulations, Ali Bramson! Ali has been named the recipient of a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, which comes with three years of funding and tuition support.
Ali is a first-year student working with Shane Byrne. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin (B.S. in Physics and Astronomy).
PTYS graduate student Patricio Becerra is the recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for Fall 2012. Patricio earned the award for his work as a GTA for Professor Tamara Rogers' PTYS 170B1 course during the Spring 2012 semester.