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Margaret Shepherd

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132 Astronomy
1002 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL
M/C 221
Graduate Student, Research Assistant


Margaret is a first-year astronomy graduate student at UIUC. She is working with Professor Decker French on tidal disruption events. In her free time, she enjoys reading scifi/fantasy books and comics.


BA in Physics with an emphasis in Astronomy, summa cum laude, Macalester College, 2023