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Yong Sang Jo awarded the Alcor Fellowship

Yong Sang Jo received the Alcor Fellowship for summer quarter 2013.  This is in recognition for his accomplishments in the program and to support his future research.  As background, The Alcor Fellowships are made possible by a bequest for Harry and Claire Garlick Peterson.  Harry spent his career as a psychologist in the field of corrections, mostly in the Puget Sound area.  Claire was a bassoonist for the Seattle and Vancouver symphonies.  Alcor is the name of the second star in the handle of the Big Dipper constellation,  It figures in many myths and had a personal significance to the Petersons.