Department News

Professor Gross Medal

Professor Juliane Gross has been awarded the Antarctic Service Medal by the US Government for her COURAGE, SACRIFICE, and DEVOTION to search for meteorite fragments at the South Pole. Dr. Gross spent over a month at Antarctica searching for these extraterrestrial rocks during 2017-2018. She currently is on leave at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX serving as assistant curator of the Apollo Moon rock collections. You can read more about the Antarctica Service Medal here.