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IGERT trainee awarded AAUW fellowship

Trainee Achievements

IGERT trainee awarded AAUW fellowship

IGERT trainee Abigail R. Clarke-Sather of the MEEM Department at MTU was recently awarded a Fellowship by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Foundation. Fellowships are awarded to promising young women in traditionally male-dominated fields. This year, 29 women were awarded a Selected Professions Fellowship. Abbie’s research is focused on the Sitting of Manufacturing/ Remanufacturing Facilities to Minimize the Combined Effects of Costs and Environmental Impacts. In addition, Abigail Clarke-Sather co-authored a sustainability report for Ecologic Designs that won the Best SME (Small/Medium Enterprise) Report for 2008 from The CR Reporting Awards are the only annual, global awards for Corporate Responsibility (CR) reporting. They identify and acknowledge the best CR reports across nine categories, five of which are for specific ‘transparency aspects’ such as carbon disclosure.