On May 14th, 2015, Kiran Kaur Mani was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Health with a research focus in plant pathology at LSU’s Spring Commencement. Dr. Kaur studied with Dr. Hollier. Her disseration title was, “Study of factors affecting growth and development of narrow brown leaf spot of rice caused by Cercospora janseana.” She has already started at job CSP labs in Pleasant Grove, California, where she is working at a plant pathologist. Congratulations Dr. Kaur and the best of luck!!! Make LSU proud!!!