2011 Awards

 

 2011 Award Winners

 

West

Congratulations, Jennifer! Extended coverage of Jennifer West and her Dark Sky Defender Student Award appears in the Winnipeg Free Press

Artificial lights do worse than just ruin the view By Nick Martin, July 10, 2011

Dark Sky Defender could be the title of the next summer superhero blockbuster.

 

It would sure look nifty on a resumé.

 

And it's especially impressive, though no less mysterious, when you're talking about Jennifer West, a University of Manitoba student who is this year's top student-category Dark Sky Defender on the planet.

 

This is serious stuff, said West, a PhD student in astrophysics and a sessional lecturer at the University of Manitoba.

West received her award in New York City recently from the International Dark Sky Association, a worldwide group of academics in fields as diverse as the environment, education, biology, medicine and astrophysics. Read more >>

 

Dr. David L. Crawford Lifetime Achievement Award
David Toeppen


ConnieHoag-Robinson Award 2011
Dr. Constance Walker

 

 

 


Musco2011 Lighting Design Award
University of Arizona Stadium
Mark DeJong
Musco Lighting

Rising Star Award
Sarah Betti
Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Mariana Cabrera Figueroa
“One Light, One Star” Program

 

Dark Sky Defender
Communication Award
Ian Cheney 
“The City Dark”

Volunteer Award
David Ingram

Outreach Award
Adler Planetarium

Legislative Award
Gabrielle Giffords

Student Award
Jennifer West

Education Award
Nobuaki Ochi

IDSP Award
Steven Owens

 

Cheney
Robert Wagner, Ian Cheney, and Bob Parks

Ingram
Robert Wagner, Dave Ingram, and Bob Parks

West
Robert Wagner, Jennifer West, and Bob Parks

 

 

 

 

Owens
Robert Wagner, Steven Owens, and Bob Parks   


Robert Wagner, Nobuaki Ochi, and Bob Parks