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 ENTM News

"5 Students Who . . . " senior minored in Forensic Sciences

​Trevor Stamper

Date Added: 4/10/2014

Purdue senior Caleb Waddell minored in forensic sciences and worked in Trevor Stamper's lab for two semesters. Now Caleb is featured as one of "5 Students Who Move the World Forward." His profile was in the April 9 issue of Purdue Today.
To read about Caleb, click on Caleb Waddell.
Grad students receive NSF awards

​Steve Yaninek

Date Added: 4/10/2014

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Congratulations to Carmen Blubaugh and Michael Garvey who recently received competitive awards from the National Science Foundation (photo attached).
Carmen obtained a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant to help support her research activities, while Michael got an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship which provides three year of support for graduate studies.
Carmen and Michael are both in Ian Kaplan’s lab.
Ian Kaplan and Mike Scharf promoted

​Steve Yaninek

Date Added: 4/10/2014

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Congratulations to Ian Kaplan and Mike Scharf!

Ian has been granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor, and Mike has been promoted to Professor. The Board of Trustees gave final approval for these promotions on Friday. These promotions take effect on July 1st. Attached are photos of each individual receiving the official word from Dean Jay Akridge.

Sarah Cooper, Jeff senior, wins at science fair

​Steve Yaninek

Date Added: 4/10/2014

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Congratulations to Sarah Cooper whose research on seed pesticides and corn planter lubricants with Christian Krupke was recognized at both the regional and state science fairs this past month (photo attached).  
In early March at the Lafayette Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Sarah placed second in the Environmental Sciences category and won two special awards: the Interdisciplinary Science Research Award and the Young Scientist of Promise Award. She also advanced to the State Science Fair competition at IUPUI last week where she was awarded the Student Award for Geoscience Excellence and the Purdue University College of Agriculture Award. Sarah is a senior at Jefferson High School and is advised by Joe Ruhl. See below for a description of Sarah’s work.

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