Two College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students, Andri Rachmadi and Quinea Lassiter, won the 21st graduate and undergraduate President’s Awards for their academic research during the November 2013 Student Showcase held here at UA.
Andri Rachmadi, a graduate student in the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science received the graduate President’s Award for his wastewater treatment study. Quinea Lassiter, an undergraduate microbiology major in the School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, received the corresponding undergraduate award for her research on the inhibition of gene expression that causes the formation of cancer.
The President’s Award is given annually to a single graduate student and a single undergraduate student who exemplify innovative academic research and community service. It is presented in conjunction with the Graduate and Professional Student Council’s Student Showcase. The award includes a plaque and $1,000 donated by the President’s Office.