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Geology major attends Nobel Laureate gathering

A student at APSU has been invited to attend a prestigious gathering of Nobel Laureates.

Candace Rogers, a senior geology major at APSU, was invited to A Gathering of Nobel Laureates: Science for the 21st Century, which will be held Feb. 28-March 1 at the University of North Carolina.

Rogers will join 150 other college students from across the Southeast for offerings including panel discussions with the Nobel Laureates and a photo exhibit titled Nobel Portraits: Celebrating Innovation and Creativity.
A student at APSU has been invited to attend a prestigious gathering of Nobel Laureates.

Candace Rogers, a senior geology major at APSU, was invited to “A Gathering of Nobel Laureates: Science for the 21st Century,” which will be held Feb. 28-March 1 at the University of North Carolina.

Rogers will join 150 other college students from across the Southeast for offerings including panel discussions with the Nobel Laureates and a photo exhibit titled “Nobel Portraits: Celebrating Innovation and Creativity.”

The program is funded by TIAA-CREF with the support of the Charlotte Research Institute at UNC-Charlotte.

Rogers was selected based on her interest in the sciences and her academic achievements. She has maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout her college career and recently has been accepted to attend an intense field course in geology at Idaho State University.

The daughter of Darrell and Sandra Rogers of Chapel Hill, Tenn., Rogers received APSU's Matthew Beebe Outstanding Sophomore Award in geology in 2004.
—Rebecca Mackey