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    Caryn Heldt Recognized for Exceptional Service to Campus and Community

    For her efforts leading the COVID-19 testing lab on campus, Caryn Heldt has been selected to receive Michigan Technological University’s 2022 Faculty Distinguished Service Award. "Solutions always start small."
    That’s the advice Caryn Heldt offers anyone feeling daunted by all the big problems facing the world right now, and she is well-qualified to offer it. Heldt — a professor and the James and Lorna Mack Endowed Chair of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering in Michigan Tech’s Department of Chemical Engineering, and also the director of Tech’s Health Research Institute — helped solve one of the largest problems the University has ever faced.