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Paul and Karen Fessler Endowed Student Support Fund established

This fund will provide need-based support to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences at the College of Engineering.|Short Read
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Lasers can detect weapons-grade uranium from afar

Researchers have shown that a technique often used to identify chemicals at a distance could help sniff out illicit nuclear activities from as far as a couple miles away. |Medium Read
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Toward safer, long-life nuclear reactors

Metal alloy design could raise radiation resistance by 100 times.|Medium Read
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1954 nuclear conference: Promoting a culture of openness

With the Ford Nuclear Reactor being built on North Campus, the hope was that this conference would help to advance the cause of nuclear medicine and power.|Medium Read

Nuclear nonproliferation for the next generation

Early accomplishments include better detectors and new cryptography-inspired nuclear warhead assessments.|Short Read
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Professor Mark Kushner earns top awards for plasma sciences work

International Plasma Chemistry Society recognized NERS professor for his work in non-equilibrium plasmas.|Short Read
Bill Magwood, Director-General at the Nuclear Energy Agency of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, speaks during a discussion panel at the Michigan Energy Symposium at the Rackham Graduate School

U-M hosts symposium: The role of nuclear power in combating climate change

Michigan Energy Symposium explores nuclear role in clean energy future.|Medium Read
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Consortium for Verification Technology: A strong start to year three

Michigan anchors consortium of universities and national labs working to shape nuclear policy and enforcement of nuclear treaties.|Medium Read
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Medical Physics Certificate Program earns CAMPEP approval

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs has given NERS Medical Physics its stamp of approval.|Medium Read
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New Nuclear Engineering Laboratory nearing completion

A $12.4 million renovation is on track to convert the former Ford Nuclear Reactor into a state-of-the-art Nuclear Engineering Laboratory.|Medium Read
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David A. Kay presents second annual Glenn Knoll Lecture

In late September, David A. Kay, senior fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, presented the second annual Glenn F. Knoll Lecture to a standing-room only audience. |Short Read
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CASL second phase underway

Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light water reactors (CASL) working to develop virtual reactor.|Medium Read