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Features - Winter 2014

Turning the tables

Dion Liverpool ’93, Glenn Dicker ’88, Sheffield MacIntyre ’00, and Peter Erskine ’86 blaze bold and original career paths.

“Little Tiger” takes top honor

David Wemer ’14 earned the American Historical Association’s top prize for a published undergraduate research paper.

Art of the interview

The road to the first—or a new—job is paved with classic good sense and the ability to navigate new twists.

Kanji Expert

Five years of practice and learning 6,000 characters paid off for Bret Mayer ’04, the first non-native Japanese speaker to master the Japan Kanji Aptitude Test.


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Rutherford Platt

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies

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He was awarded a National Science Foundation grant as a co-PI for a project, "Fire Risk and Ecological Integrity in the Wildland Urban Interface of the Colorado Front Range." His doctoral research was funded by an Environmental Protection Agency STAR (Science to Achieve Results) Fellowship.

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Geographic information systems, spatial modeling and statistics, remote sensing, interaction of environmental and social systems

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