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Michael T. Carson, professor of naval science, was awarded the National Defense Industrial Association’s Col. Leo A. Codd Memorial Award as the Most Outstanding ROTC Instructor for 2002. He was selected from candidates from 400 ROTC attachments from all services among 350 college and university campuses.
fine and applied arts
Jonathan Fineberg, professor of art and design, was invited to participate in the symposium "Matisse Picasso" at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. He spoke on artistic pairs and dichotomies. Fineberg also was part of a panel discussion at the University of Toledo symposium "Beyond Boundaries: A Weekend With the Bareiss Collection."
government and public affairs
Paul Quirk, professor of political science, won the 2003 Aaron Wildavsky Award of the Public Policy Section of the American Political Science Association for his book "The Politics of Deregulation," which he co-wrote with Martha Derthick. The award is given for a book or article published in the last 10 to 20 years that continues to influence the study of public policy.
Eberhard Morgenroth, professor of animal sciences; Lutgarde Raskin, professor of civil and environmental engineering; David Williams, professor of natural resources and environmental sciences; Duane Friend, UI Extension natural resources educator; Walton Kelly, professional scientist, Illinois State Water Survey; and William Roy, professor of natural resources and environmental sciences, and other members of the "Livestock and Urban Waste Recycling" research team received the Illinois Council on Food and Agricultural Research’s 2003 Donald A. Holt Achievement Award. This interdisciplinary team of researchers was honored for its outstanding and innovative team research and outreach to develop and refine environmentally and economically sound livestock and urban waste recycling techniques that protect and enhance air, water and soil quality.
international programs and studies
Madeleine Jaehne, program director of the Office of International Engagement and Protocol, was elected to the World Affairs Councils of America board of directors. The council, the largest international affairs non-profit organization in the world, seeks to educate and activate the American public on international affairs and issues. The board comprises the top 35 council and corporate leaders dedicated to international affairs education in the United States.
liberal arts and sciences
The 2003 Instructional Award winners for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have been announced.
Richard S. Laugesen, professor of mathematics, and Zohreh Sullivan, professor of English, received the LAS Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
Craig Kolofsky, professor of history, received the LAS Humanities Council Teaching Excellence Award.
Donna Charlevois, lecturer in atmospheric sciences, and Robert Steltman, instructor in English, received the LAS Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Instructional Staff.
Mark Anderson, mathematics, Tobias Barske, German, James Nelligan, history, and Srinivasan Sitaraman, political science, received the LAS Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants.
Catherine Waitinas, English, received the LAS Humanities Council Teaching Excellence Award for Graduate Teaching Assistants.
Michael Palencia-Roth, professor of comparative and world literature, and Matthew Lessig, academic adviser of English, received the LAS Academic Advising Award.
Kathryn Martensen, academic adviser of general curriculum, received the Honorable Mention LAS Academic Advising Award.