Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Community Congrats! March 29, 2017

UAlberta Congrats
This week, the University of Alberta is celebrating a first-place finish for a student geoscience team, a ‘Leaders in Diversity’ award, and a silver-medallist powerlifter! So, congrats to the following:

• Sean Bettac, Graduate Student, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science – part of a team that won first place in the Canadian Regional Imperial Barrel Award competition, and qualified for the international competition in Houston, Texas this week 

• Calla Knudson, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Faculty of Science – part of a team that won first place in the Canadian Regional Imperial Barrel Award competition, and qualified for the international competition in Houston, Texas this week 

• Jared Kugler, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Faculty of Science – part of a team that won first place in the Canadian Regional Imperial Barrel Award competition, and qualified for the international competition in Houston, Texas this week 

• Paul Paton, Dean, Faculty of Law – received a ‘Leaders in Diversity Award’ from the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (Western Chapter) at the organization’s Diversity in the City gala 

• Matthew Sommers, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Faculty of Science – part of a team that won first place in the Canadian Regional Imperial Barrel Award competition, and qualified for the international competition in Houston, Texas this week 

• Kim Wagner, Undergraduate Student, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science – part of a team that won first place in the Canadian Regional Imperial Barrel Award competition, and qualified for the international competition in Houston, Texas this week 

• Gaïa Willis, Student Mobility and Communications Coordinator, University of Alberta International – won a silver medal at the Canadian Powerlifting Union Nationals

If you know of a U of A colleague who has recently won an award or any other honours and you would like to see their achievement celebrated in the next edition of Community Congrats! please send their info to blog@ualberta.ca. Community Congrats! is usually published on Wednesdays.

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