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Featured Alumna: Emily Levesque

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Emily Levesque Emily Levesque received her PhD from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in 2010, and since then she has been an Einstein Fellow and now a Hubble Fellow at the University of Colorado at Boulder. In 2014, she received the Annie Jump Cannon Award given for outstanding research and promise for the future by a postdoctoral woman scientist. The award cited her "for her innovative work using gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) to explore fundamental questions of stellar astrophysics and cosmology, … including the metallicity characteristics of the interstellar environments of GRB host galaxies, the effects of stellar rotation on the ionization environment and the implications for measuring extragalactic stellar populations, and the fundamental properties of red supergiants." In 2012, she shared the Robert J. Trumpler Award for a recent PhD thesis considered unusually important.

 

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