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March 19, 2014

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Mary Ann Mavrinac

Mary Ann Mavrinac, vice provost and Andrew H. and Janet Dayton Neilly Dean of River Campus Libraries, has been selected for the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Ontario College and University Library Association.


Suxing Hu, senior scientist in the theory division of the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, has been named an American Physical Society fellow for his work on physics that happens in ultrafast times.


James Longenbach
James Longenbach

James Longenbach, the Joseph Henry Gilmore Professor of English, has been awarded a 2014 Arts and Letters Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The prizes honor both established and emerging writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.


Timothy Quill
Timothy Quill

Timothy Quill, the Georgia and Thomas Gosnell Distinguished Professor in Palliative Care, is coeditor of a new book, Palliative Care and Ethics, which explores issues including advance care planning, when to ask for palliative care, how to treat depression, when to use sedation, and how to respond to requests for physician assisted death.

Deborah Rossen-Knill, founding director of the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program at the University, recently had her article “Flow and the Principle of Relevance: Bringing Our Dynamic Speaking Knowledge to Writing” published in The Best of the Independent Rhetoric & Composition Journals.


Vera Gorbunova
Vera Gorbunova

Vera Gorbunova
Andrei Seluanov

Vera Gorbunova, professor of biology, and Andrei Seluanov, assistant professor of biology, were awarded the 2014 Prince Hitachi Prize in Comparative Oncology for their work and research clarifying the molecular mechanisms of cancer resistance of the naked mole rat.

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