An informal reception for new Physics and Astronomy graduate students, along with an awards ceremonies, were held on the afternoon of 11 Sept. 2014 in the Physics and Astronomy building atrium.
While a large gathering enjoyed snacks and beverages, department Chair Shantanu Basu asked all new graduate students to briefly introduce themselves to everyone.
Later, Associate Chair of Graduate Studies, Silvia Mittler, presented three awards. The awards were as follows:
The W. H. WEHLAU AWARD
2104 Recipient: Neil Bhatt
MSc Student in Astronomy, working with Dr. Jan Cami
The LILLIAN MARGARET AND WALTER DAVID JACKSON SCHOLARSHIP IN PHYSICS
2014 Recipient: Sivayini Kandeepan
MSc Student in Physics working with Dr. Silvia Mittler
2015 Recipient: Kieffer Davieau
MSc Student in Physics working with Dr. Jeff Carson and Dr. Mahi Singh