Radiation Effects and Radioactive Waste Management
Research Group


 

No holiday is left unturned in the RELW group!

Join us for lunch at La Fiesta Mexicana restaurant in Ypsilanti, MI!

A group that eats together, stays together!

 

EVERYBODY SAY "QUESO!"

LUNCH IS SERVED!  MMM... DELICIOSO!

EATING, DRINKING, & BEING MERRY

 

LUNCH BRINGS OUT EVERYONE'S TRUE CHARACTER...

Keld Jensen, scientist by day, but pirate at lunch

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Frannie "don't make me frown" Skomurski

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Tianhua Ding, the inspiration for Rodin's "The Thinker"

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Satoshi Utsunomiya, skilled microscopist and GQ model

.....Realllllllly?

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Reuben "we'll make a geologist out of you yet" Sorensen (really a nuclear engineer)

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That's "Dr. Jie to you" Lian :) in the middle

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AND WHAT GROUP HOLIDAY CELEBRATION WOULD BE COMPLETE WITHOUT SOME IMPROMPTU GROUP PHOTOS?

Without a tripod, we have to take turns taking pictures...

Here Lumin proudly represents the leader of the pack...

A quick substitution allows Rod to get in the picture!

And here's a silly one just for fun!

So until next year - FELIZ CINCO DE MAYO!

 

AND IN CASE YOU ARE WONDERING WHY CINCO DE MAYO IS CELEBRATED...

Cinco de Mayo, May 5th, is a national holiday for Mexico. Today, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated by native Mexican (and American) people everywhere. In several towns in Mexico, on the fifth of May, along with many speeches and parades, the Battle of Puebla is elaborately re-enacted in a whole day dramatization. In America, Cinco de Mayo is taken as an opportunity to celebrate Hispanic culture. It was on this day, in 1862, that a small group of poorly trained Mexican peasants, under the command of General Ignacio Zaragoza, bravely and fiercely fought for their freedom against a regiment of 6,000 French soldiers under the command of Napoleon lll.

(summary and more info available at http://www.rennieslanding.com/SpecialNights/cinco/cincohistory.htm)