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WVU Physics Alum Named 2018 Jaycees Outstanding West Virginian

Caitlin Ahrens, 2018 Jaycees Outstanding Young West Virginian
Congratulations to alumna Caitlin Ahrens (BS Geology and Physics, 2015), the 2018 Jaycees Outstanding Young West Virginian. She was chosen for her role as a NASA ambassador and advocacy for young women in science. Ahrens holds a patent in earthquake sciences and entered the graduate program in space and planetary science at the University of Arkansas in 2015. Ahrens has given numerous talks, in person and on her radio show, “Scratching the Surface,” and is always looking for opportunities to bring excitement into the general public about space sciences. Learn more about Ahrens.