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Wedding Announcement

Following a warm proposal in Maui while on vacation, Emily Freeman ’09 and Benjamin Hughes ’07 were married on a snowy day, March 23, 2013, in Littleton, Colo. More than 16 alumni attended, including best man Nicholas Peterson /03, MS ’09 and groomsmen Ryan Hubbard ’05, MS ’06 and Adam Noelck ’07. The couple met at Mines playing intramural soccer.

Birth Announcement

Andrew ’02, MS ’04 and Sara ’03 Depperschmidt welcomed a baby girl to their family. Osie arrived on August 27, 2013, joining big sisters Exia (5) and Iris (2) and big brother AJ (4).

Award Announcement

Meg Sobkowicz-Kline PhD ’10, an assistant professor in the Plastics Engineering Department at UMass Lowell, received a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation in January for her proposal, “High Speed Reactive Extrusion for Stabilized and Toughened Renewable Polymer Blends and Copolymers.”

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