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    Graduate students Tim Brandt (Astrophysics) and Blake Sherwin (Physics) have been awarded Charlotte Elizabeth Proctor graduate fellowships by the Graduate School, Princeton University. These fellowships are  awarded university-wide to support students in their final year of dissertation research who have displayed the highest scholarly excellence.   Tim's thesis work with Professor Ed Turner is based on analysis of the  results of the ongoing SEEDS proje
  Princeton University's Council for International Teaching and Research has awarded the Princeton astrophysics department a grant to build a collaboration with colleagues in Japan, Brazil, Taiwan and France to  design and build the next generation of wide-field imaging and spectroscopic surveys, using the Subaru 8.2 meter telescope in Hawaii.  The project, SUMIRE (for 'SUbaru Measurement of Images and REdshifts')  will use both a 1.7 square degree wide-field