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Date of Publication: 
07/14/2014

UDC Student’s Microscopy Image Gains National Recognition

Life: Magnified Exhibit at Dulles Airport

Graduating Mechanical Engineering Student, Eva Mutunga, has been recognized nationally for her award-winning scientific photography!  Her image, “Trachea Reef”, which won FIRST PRIZE at the national Microscopy and Microanalysis Conference last fall, was selected from over 600 submissions for the “Life: Magnified” exhibit at the Gateway Gallery at Dulles Airport (Concourse C by United Airlines), on display through November.  Approximately 1.25 million people will pass through to view it and we hope that you will as well! 

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