Ms. Sui Chi Woo successfully defended her thesis “Constraining the Geometry, Size Scale and Physical Conditions of Outflowing BALR in Quasars” on December 12, 2012. Sui Chi’s research advisors are Dr. David Turnshek and Dr. John Hillier. Mr. Chengdong Li successfully defended his thesis “A Comprehensive Study of Supernovae Modeling” on January 22, 2013. Chengdong’s research advisor is Dr. John Hillier. Congratulations to both students!