People in the News 09-30-12

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Dr. Genna Frances Reeves-DeArmond, a 2002 graduate of Los Alamos High School, graduated from Oregon State University in September.
She earned a doctorate in design and human environment, with an emphasis in historic and cultural aspects of dress and textiles and a minor in visual rhetoric and museum and heritage studies.
Reeves-DeArmond completed a dissertation titled, “Understanding historical events through dress and costume displays at Titanic museum attractions.”
She received the Ruth Warnke Graduate Fellowship for outstanding research from Oregon State University. She also received awards for Outstanding Graduate Teaching, Student Engagement and Leadership of Undergraduate Research and served as the university’s Counseling and Psychological Services Advisory Board Co-Chairwoman while at OSU.
She is the recipient of the 2012 Sara Douglas Fellowship for Doctoral Professional Promise through ITAA. She completed an internship at the Santa Fe Opera in the costume departments during her undergraduate coursework in 2005.
Reeves-DeArmond is the daughter of Margaret and Frank Reeves Jr. of Los Alamos.