Arash Rafat, a first-year PhD student in ReSEC, was awarded the 2022-2023 Max and Lynn Blouw Graduate Student Scholarship at Wilfrid Laurier University. This scholarship recognizes a graduate student who has demonstrated exceptional academic achievement while also demonstrating a high level of community leadership and environmental consciousness. The award honours Dr. Max Blouw's achievements as President of Wilfrid Laurier University from 2007 through 2017. The scholarship will help support Arash's research project on the future of Canadian ice roads: predicting the fate of lake ice evolution under future climate and weather variability.
Congratulations Arash on this achievement!