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MURP Student Chelsea Richer Awarded the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway
Administration has awarded the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation
Fellowship to first year UCLA MURP student Chelsea Richer. The award,
established as part of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of
1991, recognizes students pursuing transportation-related degrees and aims to
attract the brightest minds in the field to the transportation workforce. Ms.
Richer is interested in the ways in which transportation planning and disaster
planning overlap, particularly in regard to their effects on the social fabric
of a city and the environmental intensity of the transportation sector.

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MURP Student Heather Jones Selected for 21st Annual Eno Leadership Development Conference

Second
year MURP student Heather Jones has been selected to participate in the 21st Annual Eno Leadership Development Conference hosted by the Eno Center for
Transportation in Washington, D.C. on June 2-6, 2013. The conference provides a
first-hand look at the development and implementation of transportation policy,
and will feature meetings with top government officials, leaders of
associations, and members of Congress and their staff. Attendees will have a
unique opportunity to learn how transportation policy is shaped and applied,
and become better equipped to understand and participate in the policy-making
process involved in a career in transportation.

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