Congratulations to Melissa and Nathan Dykhuis, who welcomed a new son, Jonathan Joseph, born April 17, 9.0 lbs and 21 inches. Melissa writes, "He's got the sleep schedule of an astronomer already, and has a head start learning the names of the planets from his excited older brother, Matthew."
Graduate Student News
LPL’s Jamie Molaro won the award for Outstanding Service and Outreach at the 8th Annual College of Science Graduate Student Awards.
Ali Bramson and Kelly Miller have been announced as recipients of funds from the 2015 Curson Travel Scholarship.
Congratulations to James Tuttle Keane, recipient of the 2015 Gerard P. Kuiper Memorial Award.
Congratulations to LPL's 2015 Galileo Circle Scholarship recipients: Melissa Dykhuis, Youngmin JeongAhn, Tad Komacek, Margaret Landis, Xianyu Tan, Michelle Thompson, and Rob Zellem. 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.
Recent alumna Ingrid Daubar (2014) was the recipient of one of four Wiley-Blackwell Awards for outstanding presentations by students at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society in Casablanca for her talk on "New Dated Impacts on Mars and the Current Cratering Rate."
Ingrid Daubar has won the prestigious Nininger Meteorite Award for 2013, which recognizes outstanding student achievement in the "Science of Meteoritics" as embodied in an original research paper, for her paper on "The Current Martian Cratering Rate." More about Ingrid's winning research and the Nininger award itself, which is presented by the ASU Center for Meteorite Studies,"
Daniel Lo is the recipient of the 2014 Carson Fellowship Award, which provides one academic year of support, including salary, tuition and a small supply stipend. Daniel is beginning his first year of graduate studies at LPL.