After many postponements due to the pandemic, Sam has finally left for Brazil to start their Fullbright Scholarship! More on the project here:
Miranda defended her dissertation! Dr. Mir's is off to start her postdoc at Chapman University! But in Dirty Lab (TM) fashion, Sam couldn't say goodbye without an elaborate show. Below is the performance that introduced Dr. Aiken's summary of her projects at UCR ft Dr. Michael Schaefer as Mariah Carey (choreographed by none other than the talented WW-- their 14 year old.)
Monica successfully defended her master thesis on her arsenic mapping and modeling project in Coachella Valley . Way to go Monica!
Join me in congratulating Danielle who thoroughly passed her qualifying exams today! The committee was extremely impressed w Danielle's work so far and thoughtfulness put into planning out the rest of her dissertation and beyond.
To top it off, Danielle also scored $150,000 with the City of LA who is super excited for her project to move forward on their sites.
Macon has officially passed his dissertation defense along with getting all the signatures of his dissertation signed!!! He is now officially Dr. Abernathy on his way to doing his postdoc at Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, the place with the most aluminum foil on earth!
After a long hiatus and many accomplishments of the lab, a certificate ceremony was held at Casa de Ying-Schaefer to celebrate and the following awards were granted:
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