Elena D’Onghia Awarded Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship

For her research on the dynamics of galaxies, Assistant Professor Elena D’Onghia is one of 126 researchers nationwide to be awarded a 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship.

Feb.18.2013 | Continue Reading »

Washburn Astronomical Laboratories Established

The Washburn Astronomical Laboratories is a new organization within the department dedicated to the development and implementation of astronomical instrumentation.

Feb.12.2013 | Continue Reading »

Natalie Gosnell and Andrew Schechtman-Rook Receive Chambliss Awards

Graduate students Natalie Gosnell and Andrew Schechtman-Rook have received Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards for the exemplary research they presented at poster sessions at the American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting.

Jan.31.2013 | Continue Reading »

Andrew Schechtman-Rook Wins Whitford Award

Graduate student Andrew Schechtman-Rook has received the 2012-13 Whitford Award for his development of techniques to realistically model the three-dimensional distributions of dust and stars in galaxies.

Jan.28.2013 | Continue Reading »

Natalie Gosnell Leads Department Forward

Using Hubble Space Telescope data, graduate student Natalie Gosnell is investigating the formation mechanisms of blue straggler stars. She also worked to implement departmental policies.

Jan.24.2013 | Continue Reading »

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