Spring 2014 Student News

Mina Rahimi Kazerooni received her M.S. degree in November 2013. Kazerooni and her advisor, Calvin Alexander, Jr., published "Locating Sinkhole in LiDAR Coverage of a Glacio-Fluvial Karst, Winona County, MN" 13th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impact of Karst.

Leah Smith was awarded a 25 perscent Research Assistant position as the Assistant for the Graduate Review & Improvement Process (GRIP) in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development. Smith is advised by John Gulliver and Joe Magner.

Brad Gordon was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the MN Drive Initiative for Global Food Supply. His research project is Impact of Vegetative Quality on Stream Bank Erosion and Wetland Storage. The fellowship covers stipend for one year and funds research. Gordon is advised by Chris Lenhart.

Welcome Weekend was held February 21-23, 2014 on the St Paul and Duluth campuses. Eleven potential M. S. and Ph. D. students visited campus and met with faculty members.