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Graduation - 2021

On May 13, 2021, we used a "Webinar" program to join from around the world: Faculty, staff, parents, friends, relatives, and astronomy alumni. We all gathered to honor our 18 graduating students including 18 undergraduate astronomy majors, eight minors (Astronomy; Astronomical Studies), and five Ph.D. graduates. The list of names follows this text.

Our speaker was Dr. Andrea Ghez (Professor of Physics & Astronomy at UCLA), who shared the Nobel Prize (2020) in Physics for her pioneering research on the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy.The TEXT of Dr. Ghez's speech was inspirational and included excellent mentoring advice. You can watch the 60 min audio/video HERE.

Congratulations and good luck to everyone, and special thanks to everyone who made this graduation possible, especially Aidan Nakhleh and Bing Nguyen.

If you are interested in majoring in astronomy at UArizona, the presentation also provides a Department-wide perspective of our undergraduate program, including opportunities for research, funding, and inter-Department programming available to our students.

Astronomy Majors—Magda Andrade, Sarah DeSantis, Danielle Dickinson, Carter Eckel, Maria Galloway-Sprietsma, Savannah Gramze, Aaron Granados, Emery Gunselman, Michael Hardegree-Ullman, Grace Catherine Hathaway, Triana Henz, Adrien Masini, Caroline McCormick, Shavonne Morin, Alexander Ruthford, Wesley Smith, Nicholas Thompson, Jeffrey Vickroy

Astronomy Minors— Alyssa Baller, Madelyn Huhta, Jodi Kreiner, Anya Lundstrom, Kaili Martinez, Kaylah McGowan, Paul Rogers, Linpeng Sun

Ph.D. Graduates—Chris Bilinski, Alex Bixel, Nico Garavito-Camargo, Michael Hammer, Jennifer Kadowaki

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