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    Meredith Professor Perreault, teaching awardee D'Amico honored

    Tom Perreault, professor of geography, was named a 2018-21 Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence, and Francine D'Amico, teaching professor of international relations, was given the Meredith Teaching Recognition Award at a ceremony on Friday, April 20, at 4 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel.
     

    Hamish Gibbs ’17 BA (Geog) named Saint Andrew’s Society of NY Scholar

    Hamish Gibbs ’17 BA (Geog) has been named the recipient of a 2018 Saint Andrew’s Society of New York Scholarship. The award is granted to two students in the United States each year who are of Scottish descent, and it funds one year of graduate study in Scotland.
     

    Geog student Sohrob Aslamy awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

    Sohrob Aslamy, a graduate student in geography, was selected to receive a 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) award. The program recruits high-potential, early-career scientists and engineers and supports their graduate research training in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.