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27th Annual Faculty and Staff Convocation Award Winners Announced

September 26, 2010

University of Maryland Community

FROM:  Nariman Farvardin
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost and Acting President

I am pleased to announce that the award winners listed below will be recognized at the 27th Annual Faculty and Staff Convocation on Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at 3:00 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel.  All members of the University of Maryland family are invited to attend the Convocation to inaugurate the new academic year and to recognize these faculty and staff members for their superior contributions.  Please join me in offering the awardees our warmest congratulations.

Those who will be honored this year are:

PRESIDENT'S MEDAL
Herb Rabin
Professor, Senior Associate Dean and Director
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute

PRESIDENT'S DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDS
Ana Alonzo
Housekeeper, Department of Residential Facilities

Sue Briggs
Director, CIVICUS

Jon M. Dooley
Director, Residential Facilities

Thomas K. Mast
IT Telecommunications Specialist, Information Technology

Leigh Ryan
Director, Writing Center

DISTINGUISHED UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS
John C. Haltiwanger
Department of Economics

Roberta L. Rudnick
Department of Geology

Devarajan Thirumalai
Institute for Physical Science and Technology

DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR-TEACHERS
William D. Dorland
Physics and Honors College

William F. Fagan
Department of Biology

Curtis M. Grimm
Robert H. Smith School of Business

Martha Nell Smith
Department of English

Christopher J. Vadala
School of Music

KIRWAN FACULTY RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP PRIZE
Iqbal Hamza
Department of Animal and Avian Sciences

KIRWAN UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION AWARD
Mark Wellman
Robert H. Smith School of Business


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            This note was authorized for distribution to University of Maryland Faculty and Staff by: Acting President Nariman Farvardin

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