Graduate/Arts, Sciences & Engineering
William Miller (PhD), dean of libraries at Florida Atlantic University, has won the 2014 Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award, the highest honor given by the American Library Association’s Reference and User Services Division. Miller was recognized for expanding the university’s special collections, including a center for handmade books, a collection of rare Americana, a recorded sounds archive, a vintage print music collection, and other initiatives.
Robert Ireland (MS) has been named sales director for U.S. and international sales at the Wakefield, Mass., optical engineering firm Optikos Corp.
Jeff Hawthorne (MS) has been named president, CEO, and director of UniPixel, a maker of films for the flat panel display industry. . . . William Mahoney (MA) has been named the Abington, Pa., YMCA’s Volunteer of the Year. A partner at the Philadelphia law firm Stradley Ronon, William is a member of the board of managers of the Abington YMCA and led the organization’s annual giving campaign.
Mark Biermann (PhD) (see ’84 College).
David Skanderson (PhD) has been named a vice president in the financial economics practice of the Boston financial and regulatory consulting firm Charles River Associates.