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Awards

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Dr. David Butler (top left), Brian Brown (bottom left), Jonathan Anderson (bottom right)

The Graduate College is pleased to announce the following awards:

Dr. David Butler, Professor in the Department of Geography, is the recipient of The Graduate College Outstanding Mentor Award.  This award recognizes a faculty member who has had outstanding success in mentoring graduate students.  

Brian Brown, who earned his master’s degree in History, has won The Graduate College’s Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award in the Humanities and Fine Arts.  His thesis, “The Mexico-U.S. Business Committee and the Foundations of the North American Free Trade Agreement”, was directed by Dr. Paul Hart, Associate Professor of History.

Jonathan Anderson, who earned his master’s degree in Physics, has won The Graduate College’s Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award in Math, Physical Sciences, and Engineering.  His thesis, “Metalorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition and Investigation of Algainn Microstructure”, was directed by Dr. Edwin Piner, Professor of Physics and Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization.

Congratulations to all three recipients for their excellent work!  The Graduate College has also entered them into the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools’ (CSGS) award competitions.  The CSGS winners will be announced at the 2015 CSGS meeting in New Orleans, LA.