William Philpot

Honoring Vic Klemas, University of Delaware

Submitted by William Philpot, Cornell University

Vic provided support, guidance, advice, and diverse opportunities to gain experience in the laboratory, in the field, and in attending professional meetings. He was a non-intrusive advisor, allowing and accepting the inevitable mistakes and applauding the all-too-rare successes. He also led by example, exhibiting a consistent kindness and concern for his students. His manner nurtured a willingness to regard failure as an important element of learning. Thank you, Vic.

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