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Two Auggies Win Prestigious Physics Scholarship

Two Augsburg College students have been named Rossing Physics Scholars for 2014-2015. Juan Tigre ’16 and Fik Beyene ’16 will receive $10,000 and $7,000 respectively. Dixie Shafer and Kirsten O’Brien of Augsburg’s URGO office shepherded Juan and Fik through the application process. Please congratulate all involved when you have the opportunity.

The Rossing Fund for Physics Education Endowment in the ELCA Foundation was established in 2005. Physics majors from across the 27 ELCA colleges and universities are eligible to apply. The fund was established by Thomas Rossing, a physicist who taught at St. Olaf and is professor emeritus of physics at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.