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Herb Schroeder receives alumni lifetime achievement award from CU Boulder
by Michelle Saport |
Herb Ilisaurri Schroeder, founder and vice provost of the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) at the University of Alaska Anchorage, is a recipient of the 2018 George Norlin Award from the University of Colorado Boulder.
The George Norlin Award, the most prestigious honor bestowed by CU Boulder, honors alumni for distinguished lifetime achievement. It recognizes outstanding alumni who throughout their lives have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in their chosen field of endeavor and a devotion to the betterment of society and their community.
Herb IIisaurri Schroeder went to Alaska in the 1970s to work on a construction project. He didn't have a college education, but he dreamed of becoming an engineer. Those early experiences inspired a lifelong mission to prove that the most important factor for success in science and engineering is not test scores, but curiosity about the world and delight in solving problems. Read more at the University of Colorado Boulder website.