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Andrea Trese awarded prestigious fellowships

Andrea Trese (advised by Lut Raskin) has won two prestigious national fellowships.| Short Read

2012 National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Fellowship: As part of the Boren African Languages Initiative, Andrea will be working in Tanzania for four months to study Swahili and take part in an internship with the Zanzibar Water Authority focused on improving water supply for local citizens. (Project title: NSEP African Language Initiative and Internship with Zanzibar Water Authority focusing on Water Supply Improvement)

2012-13 U.S. Student Fulbright award: Andrea will work with Professor Moses Musaazi at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda on a biosand water filter research project including laboratory research and work with a local community. (Project title: Safe Water Access through Biosand Filter and Rainwater Catchment)

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More than $5M to improve solar storm forecasts

U-Michigan researchers play lead roles in national effort funded by NSF, NASA. | Medium Read