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applicant’s demonstrated experience or interest in the field of refractories. Any undergraduate or graduate student studying at a North American institution, who will be enrolled full time in the 2013–2014 academic year in pursuit of a degree in ceramic engineering, materials engineering, metallurgical engineering, mechanical engineering, or similar discipline, is eligible to apply. Funding amounts will be based on whether the student is an attendee only versus a presenter of an accepted technical paper. Complete applications must be received by March 31, 2013. Learn about how to apply by visiting the UNITECR website at www.unitecr2013. org, and click on “Students.” n PayPal now accepted for ACerS website orders ACerS is pleased to announce that PayPal is now a payment option for online orders. This includes membership renewals, meeting registrations, short courses, phase diagram products, and print journal subscriptions for members. Simply select PayPal when you are at the checkout screen and complete the information just as you would for any other PayPal transaction. Payment by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express) also will continue as a payment option for products ordered online. n GEMS Award call for papers The annual Graduate Excellence in Materials Science Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of up to 10 graduate students in materials science and engineering. The award is open to all graduate students who are making an oral presentation in any symposium or session at MS&T’13. All papers must be submitted by March 15, 2013. The Basic Science Division of ACerS sponsors the awards. Visit www. ceramics.org/gems for more information about the GEMS Awards and instructions for submitting a paper. n Marija Kosec Clarence L. Hoenig J. Lambert Bates In Memoriam Robert W. Richards Markus Blumenberg Harold G. Sowman Some detailed obituaries also can be found on the ACerS website, www. ceramics.org/in-memoriam. American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Vol. 92, No. 2 | www.ceramics.org 7


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