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WNC News & Notes: Alum to begin post-doctoral work in Germany

Western Nevada College professors remember Amanda Heiderman as the local girl who loved science and wanted to study the stars. Today, her dreams are coming true. Heiderman has been accepted for postdoctoral research at Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg, Germany, even as she puts the finishing touches on her doctorate.Heiderman has pursued her Ph.D. at the University of Texas, with completion expected this fall, according to Robert Collier, director of WNC’s Jack C. Davis Observatory, and one of Heiderman’s professors and mentors. She met Collier at a college career fair, where her self-proclaimed goal was to introduce herself …

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