Lauren Tripp, a doctoral candidate in curriculum, teaching and teacher education, was recently honored by the Association for Academic Women as an emerging scholar for her dissertation research. The association named Tripp as a finalist in its Emerging Scholar competition and will reward her with a $1,000 cash award. The award was created to honor outstanding female graduate students.
Julie Brown, a PhD student specializing in Science Education, has been named a 2013 Jhumki Basu Scholar from the Equity and Ethics Committee of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST). In recognition of this honor, Julie will participate in the Equity and Ethics Pre-conference Workshop at this year’s NARST meeting in Puerto Rico, and her research will be featured at the New Scholars Symposium at the NARST meeting in the following year.