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Honors, Awards, and
Graduate Recognition Day

April 24, 2013

The Department of Physics celebrated the initiation of new Sigma Pi Sigma members, upcoming graduates, honored the outstanding teaching assistant, Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award and Speas Award winners, and heard presentations from our honors graduates.

Congratulations to the William E. Speas Memorial Award winner:

Loah Steven, Piero Canepa and Jenny DorandLoah A. Stevens

Congratulations to our Outstanding Teaching Assistant:

Jennifer E. Dorand

Congratulations to our Outstanding Peer Mentor:

Pieremanuele Canepa

Congratulations to the recipient of the Physics Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award:

Associate Professor Jed Macosko

Congratulations to
ΣΠΣ inductees:

Grant M. Backerman
Rowland D. Carlson
Peter J. Diemer
John R. Einhorn
Derek M. Fogel
Emily S. Guy
Michael R. McCarthy
Abdulmalik M. Obaid
Margaret E. Payne
Brian A. Shoemaker
Karim Z. Soliman
William A. Story
William G. Thompson
Cameron M. Zinchuk

Sigma Pi Sigma Inductees

Congratulations to Honors Graduates:

Alyssa Brigeman
Sean Cusano
Samuel Flynn
Martus Gn
Brad Shugoll
Matthew Snyder
Loan Stevens
Guo Victor Yu

Congratulations to Graduating Seniors:

Calvin Arter
Martins A. Ayoola-Adeola
Kristen L. Binz
Alyssa N. Brigeman
Richard S. Carney
Michael W. Chambers
Zachary A. Christ
Sean A. Cusano
Audrey M. Cyrus
Laurence P. Eggart
Samuel D. Flynn
Martus Zheng Quan Gn
Christopher R. Lyle
Brad Shugoll
Matthew J. Snyder
Loah A. Stevens
Guo Victor Yu

Congratulations to Ph.D. Recipients:

Brian Kolb (June 1, 2012)
Joel Grim (July 25, 2012)
Wanyi Nie (July 25, 2012)
Landon Bellavia (May 2, 2013)


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