Please join us in congratulating Taylor Matte on passing his Doctoral Qualifying Exam on January 27th. The exam is to evaluate the student’s ability to apply and synthesize the skills and knowledge acquired during graduate study. It is an important benchmark in a PhD student’s progress towards candidacy! Taylor fielded many rigorous questions from his examining committee, and passed with flying colors. Congrats, Taylor! GPGG is proud of you and all your hard work.