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Gina Kern

Date: July 13, 2012
Nominated by: Eric Brandt

Accomplishment: Providing VERY last minute assistance coordinating schedules and maximizing a corporate visit by a representative from Apple Inc. to the Institute of Optics. Scheduling 5 meetings with less than 18 hours notice made for a very high quality and impressive visit.

Benefit to the Hajim School: Corporate visits help to further develop relationships between the Hajim School and corporate partners such as Apple Inc.

Date: September 17, 2012
Nominated by: Xi-Cheng Zhang

Accomplishment: Playing a critical role in the hiring process of a postdoctoral associate that enhances the Institute's commitment to diversity. Gina initiated and worked with the Vice-Provost's Office for Faculty Development and Diversity during the recruitment and hiring process.

Benefit to the Hajim School: Gina's work enhances the Hajim School's efforts to increase the diversity of the school among faculty and post-doctorates.