February 1, 2013
Louie Puentedura (Physical Therapy) recently won the highest research award in orthopedic physical therapy, the 2012 Rose Excellence in Research Award for the Orthopedic Section of American Physical Therapy Association. He also won the Medeiros Award for the best 2012 article in the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapeutics.
February 1, 2013
John Bowers (English) has had his book An Introduction to the "Gawain" Poet (University Press of Florida, 2012) nominated for the Warren-Brooks Award honoring the authors and former Rhodes Scholars Robert Penn Warren and Cleanth Brooks. Bowers is himself a former Rhodes Scholar at Merton College, Oxford -- the same college as J. R. R. Tolkien.
February 1, 2013
Fatma Marouf and Michael Kagan (Law School) have been named Bellow Scholars for 2013 by the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) in honor of empirical research projects that promise to improve access to justice for underserved communities. The awards were announced at the AALS annual conference in New Orleans in January. They were honored…
February 1, 2013
Elizabeth MacDowell (Law) and Emily Troshynski (Criminal Justice) have been named Bellow Scholars for 2013 by the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) in honor of empirical research projects that promise to improve access to justice for underserved communities. The awards were announced at the AALS annual conference in New Orleans in…
February 1, 2013
Sue Fawn Chung (History) received the Bancroft Honor Award from the Western history department of the Denver Public Library for her book In Pursuit of Gold: Chinese American Miners and Merchants in the American West (University of Illinois, 2011).
February 1, 2013
Dana Moran Williams (Theatre) in November designed the scenery for the world premiere of Josh Ravetch's new play, One November Yankee, at the NoHo Arts Center in Los Angeles, starring Loretta Swit and Harry Hamlin. Reviews from the major national arts periodicals and newspapers have been very favorable. They include: "... dominates Dana Moran…
February 1, 2013
Patricia Iannuzzi (Libraries) has been named 2013 Academic/Research Librarian of the Year by the Association of College and Research Libraries. The award, sponsored by YBP Library Services, recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic/research…
January 1, 2013
Ken Czerwinski (Chemistry) has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in the chemistry section. Election as an AAAS fellow is bestowed upon association members by their peers. He was elected because of his distinguished contributions to actinide and fission product chemistry and for building a world…
January 1, 2013
Brenda Buck (Geoscience) and her research were the subject of an article, "Health Implications of Dust," which was the cover story for the December issue of CSA News. The publication is the official magazine for members of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America.

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