NSM Momentum Newsletter

summer 2008

Letter from the Dean
  Rolando Garcia, Editor
 
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Support NSM Initiatives
Dean John Bear
The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is poised to reach new heights in teaching and research excellence but it will not happen without the steadfast support of our college’s alumni. That is why the regular gifts of the donors profiled in this issue and hundreds like them are so crucial. The list of NSM contributors recognizes some of our most loyal alumni and friends.
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THREE LIVES, THREE STORIES, ONE CAUSE: ALUMNI COMMIT TO SUPPORTING NSM
Rosalie Bates was a housewife who, inspired by the feminist movement during the 1970s, decided to become a modern career woman and go back to school, where she earned one of the first computer science degrees from the University of Houston.
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UH CHEMIST ONE OF AMERICA’S RISING STARS IN SCIENCE
A University of Houston chemist has been honored as one of America’s most promising young scientists for research that ultimately could lead to breakthroughs in solar cells and memory devices like flash drives.
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NSM GRAD’S AMERICAN DREAM WINS NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
At 22, Arman Jahangiri already has lived an American dream. Eleven years after fleeing Iran with his family in search of freedom and opportunity, Jahangiri graduated in May from the University of Houston and is headed to medical school.
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DONORS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE
List includes those donors who made a gift to the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics from June 2007 to May 2008. Categories are based on total lifetime giving to the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
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POMP & CIRCUMSTANCE
John Gibson delivered the 2008 Commencement address for the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics in May. An NSM alum, Gibson is the CEO of Paradigm, a global energy software company.
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