FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
University of Illinois at Chicago Awards Caterpillar Sustainability Scholarships
Chicago, Illinois – January 10, 2012 – The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Office of Sustainability announces the second annual Caterpillar Sustainability Scholars awards. Six undergraduate students received $1,000 tuition scholarships in recognition of their demonstrated involvement in sustainability issues, financial need, and status as underrepresented in their respective fields of study.
The winners are: Kara Komp, Urban Planning & Public Affairs; April Muller, Urban Planning & Public Affairs; Ponnu Podiyara, Biology and Psychology; Alberto Rincon, Mechanical Engineering; and Samuel Yoder, Electrical Engineering.
More information on sustainability at UIC can be found at http://www.uic.edu/sustainability/
Cynthia Klein-Banai, Associate Chancellor for Sustainability
University of Illinois at Chicago
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