NSSC Faculty and Students recipients of Carnegie Awards to Address Emerging Threats in Nuclear Security

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The Carnegie Foundation announced the awarding of 8 new grants to advance the field’s understanding of technology-driven challenges. 

One award went to a partnership between the University of California, Berkeley, and Sandia National Laboratory. NSSC Nuclear Security Policy Focus Area Lead, Prof. Michael Nacht will serve as the Principal Investigator. This research project will analyze the implications of using low-yield nuclear weapons through serious games that force national experts and university students to confront escalation dilemmas.

The Center for Strategic and International Studies, ...

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John Arnold appointed Undergraduate Dean, College of Chemistry

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The College of Chemistry welcomes chemistry professor John Arnold as the new Undergraduate Dean. His appointment begins July 1, 2017. Arnold brings to this position a strong record of teaching and mentoring and a proven dedication to our students, and will build upon the tradition of personalized advising within the college.

Arnold, whose research specialty is inorganic synthesis, brings to his new position many semesters of experience teaching the college’s introductory chemistry courses. He also serves as the Nuclear Chemistry and ...

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Jill Hruby Fellowship

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Jill Hruby Fellowship in National Security Science and Engineering. The Hruby Fellowship is one of Sandia National Laboratories’ most prestigious postdoctoral fellowships. This fellowship aims to develop women in the engineering and science fields who are interested in technical leadership careers in national security. Jill Hruby is the first woman to have been appointed director of a large, multidisciplinary national security laboratory and has been a driving force for ...
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