Classical archaeologist to receive honorary degree
The University will confer an honorary degree on Anthony Snodgrass, in recognition of his significant contributions to the field of classical archaeology, at Session II of the University’s Friday, June 12 Convocation.
PSD graduate students honored for teaching skills
The winners of the 2009 Physical Sciences Teaching Prize are Justin Caram, Chemistry; Christopher Meyer, Physics; and Vipul Naik, Mathematics.
Adams, former Oriental Institute director and anthropology professor, honored with Alumni Medal
The Alumni Association has bestowed this year its highest honor, the Alumni Medal, on Robert McCormick Adams, a former Chicago faculty member and administrator (Ph.B.,’47, A.M.,’52, Ph.D.,’56), who is retired from the anthropology department of the University of California, San Diego.
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Olopade, Rajan to speak at Convocation
The University will confer about 3,000 degrees on students from the College, graduate divisions and professional schools at its 498th Convocation ceremonies.
Sugarmans honor graduate students’ research
The 2009 Sugarman Awards for Excellence in Graduate Student Research in the physical sciences have been presented to physics students Jock McOrist and Ibrahim Sulai.
Ashenhurst, Yu receive Maclean Faculty awards
Two emeritus professors at the University received the Norman Maclean Faculty Award, given by the Alumni Association, at the annual Alumni Convocation on Saturday, June 6 during Alumni Weekend. Robert Ashenhurst, Professor Emeritus at Chicago Booth, and Anthony Yu (Ph.D.,’69), the Carl Darling Buck Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, were this year’s recipients.