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An outstanding adviser: Professor Raskin honored for mentorship

Date: May 9, 2017

By Nicole Casal Moore

Pioneering water quality researcher Professor Lutgarde “Lut” Raskin has been awarded a prestigious Rackham Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award.

Raskin, who is the Altarum/ERIM Russell O'Neal Professor of Engineering, is one of five University of Michigan faculty members selected for the honor. The awards are given by U-M’s Rackham...

Doctoral student Emily Crossette receives ITiMS program fellowship

Date: May 8, 2017

The Integrated Training in Microbial Systems (ITiMS) program recently awarded a fellowship to Doctoral student Emily Crossette.

ITiMS offers mentorship to students exploring the burgeoning field of microbiome studies. The program aims to train future scientists who will design and implement novel prevention, diagnostic, and treatment strategies stemming from a deep understanding of the...

Doctoral student Matt Vedrin receives Dow Sustainability Fellowship

Date: May 8, 2017

Doctoral student Matt Vedrin has been selected to receive a Fellowship from the Dow Sustainability Doctoral Fellows Program.

This fellowship supports developing and implementing innovative ideas in pursuit of sustainability. Vedrin will begin this two year fellowship in September 2017, and will be utilizing it to support his doctoral degree. In addition to receiving funding, Dow...

Environmental Engineering doctoral students receive awards

Date: May 5, 2017

Raghav Reddy has received a Rackham International Research Award to conduct research in Bangladesh. The title of his project is: "Sustainability of Safe Water Supply Options in Bangladesh”. Reddy is co-advised by Professors Lut Raskin (CEE), Kim Hayes (CEE), and Arun Agrawal (NRE).

Matt Vedrin has received an International Institute Individual Fellowship to conduct research...

Additional gift towards Burke Endowed Scholarship Fund

Date: May 2, 2017

Michael and Linda E. Burke (AB ’70) and Jenifer Burke (BSE CE ’97, BS ’97) have provided an additional gift towards the Burke Endowed Scholarship Fund. This fund supports enrolled full-time junior or senior level undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need who are residents of the State of Michigan. The purpose is to encourage and facilitate the completion of an...

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