Here are a few quick updates as we start off a new school year!

Joel Lamb has been selected to receive the 2013 Ralph B. Baldwin Award
Prize in Astrophysics and Space Sciences
. This is a dissertation award,
and Dr. Lamb's thesis was titled "Massive Star Formation in Sparse

Keren Sharon to join the Astronomy Department as an Assistant Professor.

Sarah Loebman to join the Astronomy Department as a postdoctoral fellow
at the Michigan Society of Fellows .

M2FS had its full-system first light on Sunday night, Aug 25, 2013.
Congratulations to Mario Mateo and his team on a great achievement.