2024 Awards Day

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2024 PLPA Awards! This lovely April day saw students, faculty, staff, postdocs, alumni and friends gather for the traditional awards ceremony hosted by Awards Committee Chair Ashok Chanda. The ceremony was followed by lunch and cake.

Diane and all grad students in Borlaug commons

2024 Award Winners List:

Ward Stienstra, Richard Meronuck and Elvin Stewart Travel Award (to support student participation in professional scientific meetings)

  • Spring: Alisha Hershman, Nisha Paneru Regmi, Alexis Shatrau, Sam Rude

  • Fall: Nick Talmo, Andrew Mann, José Solórzano

MF Kernkamp Fellowship / Pranaya Kaki

Fred I Frosheiser Scholarship / Jay Kim

Dr John Dueck Memorial Scholarship / Hsuan-Fu Wang

Dr Carl and Johanna Eide Scholarship / Colin Peters

P&A Personnel Award of Excellence / Kathleen Markham

Civil Service Personnel Award of Excellence / Anita Jurevica and Diane Hennan 

P&A Research and Administrative Staff Professional Development Fund Award / Becca Hall 

Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor / Diane Hennan 

Friend of the Department / Kathy Kromroy