Academics

Moore, '16, Serves the State Dept. in Zambia

Mitchell Moore, '16, outside the U.S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia
"I have developed a passion for international politics and diplomacy through my learning with the Political Science Department," says Mitchell Moore, '16. "So I filled out an online application for a summer internship through the U.S. Department of State, and that's brought me halfway around the world working on our country's behalf in Zambia."

Cassada, '95, Officially Joins NASA Astronaut Corps

Josh Cassada, '95
Albion College has a full-fledged astronaut among its alumni. Last week, 
Josh Cassada, '95, was one of eight men and women to complete two years of training as a candidate and become an official member of the NASA astronaut corps.

For Hubbell, '17, a New Spin Move in Summer Research Project

Zach Hubbell, '17
Zach Hubbell is known for making a twirling motion with his index finger when he scores a goal for the Albion College men's lacrosse team. He scored 39 of them during the spring as Albion won its first league championship. This summer, the twirling is coming from the spinning of a DNA dryer as part of the pre-engineering student's summer research work.

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Wilch Appointed NSF Antarctica Program Director

Thom Wilch
Geology professor Thom Wilch has been invited to help direct the course of Antarctic research funded by the National Science Foundation. This week Wilch began a one-year appointment in Arlington, Virginia, as NSF program director of Antarctic Earth Science in the Division of Polar Programs.

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