Highlights from Announcements 9/3/19
Fiber Science and Apparel Design Graduate Students Recognized by International Textile and Apparel Association
The International Textile and Apparel Association recognized the following students with the following awards: Lynda Xepoleas, Robert C. Hillestad Fellowship: Outstanding Graduate Student in the Study of Historic Textiles or Costume Award; Jenny Du Puis, Marjorie Joseph Fellowship: Outstanding Beginning Doctoral Student Award; Kelsie Doty, Joan M. Laughlin Fellowship: Outstanding Continuing Doctoral Student Award; and Jane Levya, Sara Douglas Fellowship for Professional Promise: Master’s Level.
Computational Biology Doctoral Student Awarded Scholarships by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
Michael Wang, a doctoral student in computational biology, was recently awarded the Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral (CGS D) and the Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral (PGS D) from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). The prestigious CGS D program allows top-ranked students to pursue doctoral studies in Canada while the PGS D program allows excellent students to pursue doctoral studies in Canada or abroad. The objective of the program is to ensure a reliable supply of highly qualified personnel to meet the needs of Canada’s knowledge economy. NSERC awards the CGS D to the top-ranked PGS D applicants based on their academic excellence, research ability or potential, and communication, interpersonal and leadership abilities. Wang accepted the PGS D.