A second congratulations to Illinois alum Vicky Kalogera (Ph.D. 1997)! The Daniel I. Linzer Distinguished University Professor of Physics and Astronomy and the Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics at Northwestern University, Vicky was elected to the National Academy of Sciences- a great honor.
Graduating Senior Alex Dittmann is the winner of the 2018 Wyatt Award. The Wyatt award is presented to the graduating Astronomy major or minor with the most outstanding GPA and track record of undergraduate research. Congratulations, Alex!
Every year, the University of Illinois awards six people the Chancellor’s Academic Professional Excellence (CAPE) Award. This year, Prof. and Assistant Chair Bryan Dunne was one of the winners. Congratulations, Bryan!