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In Remembrance of John Kanwisher

June 8, 2020

John Kanwisher passed away on May 7, 2020. He was an alumnus of the Institute, graduating in 1947 after an accelerated undergraduate program and service in the US Navy during World War II. He earned a PhD in biophysics from the University of Rochester in 1951 and went on to a career and a life full of adventure, discovery, and invention.

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Newman Receives Dottie Welch Award

April 30, 2020

Dustin Newman

Dustin Newman, undergraduate program manager at the Institute of Optics, is the 2020 recipient of the Dottie Welch Award, given annually to a Hajim School staff member “whose performance and dedication enriches the student experience” in the tradition exemplified by the former undergraduate coordinator in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

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