Julia Gregory of Roscoe receives research award at Olivet

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Julia Gregory, recipient of 2013 summer research award in geology at Olivet Nazarene University

BOURBONNAIS, IL (04/23/2013)(readMedia)-- Olivet Nazarene University announces the student and faculty recipients of research awards in mathematics, physical sciences, biological sciences and engineering for summer 2013.

Julia Gregory of Roscoe, a senior majoring in geology, is the recipient of the Geology Research Award. She will be working with Professor Ryan Alexander on a four-week project, "Variable stars and astronomical distances."

"The quality of research done by our past participants has been superb," said Dr. Max Reams, chair of Olivet's Department of Physical Sciences and award committee chair. "Students have presented their work orally on campus, during Olivet's Homecoming weekend, and at professional meetings. We are looking forward to the results of this year's research projects."

Olivet Nazarene University is an accredited Christian, liberal arts university offering more than 100 areas of undergraduate and graduate study, including the Doctor of Education in ethical leadership. Olivet has one main campus in Bourbonnais, Ill. - just 50 miles south of Chicago; three additional sites: Rolling Meadows and Oak Brook, Ill., and Hong Kong; and more than 100 School of Graduate and Continuing Studies learning locations throughout Chicagoland and the Midwest. From Oxford to Tokyo, hundreds of Olivet students also experience the global classroom each year, whether through study abroad opportunities or worldwide mission trips.


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Laura Warfel

Public Relations Specialist

Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, Ill.