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William R. Anderson, professor emeritus of botany and curator emeritus of the U-M Herbarium, was presented with the Asa Gray Award July 29 at the international "Botany 2008" meetings in Vancouver, Canada. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists for "Outstanding Contributions to Systematic Botany." Anderson's research and collaborative projects are focused on the neotropical plant family Malpighiaceae and on floristics of Latin America.

Marian Krzyzowski, director of the Business and Industrial Assistance Division, has been selected as a Diversity Business Leader by Corp! magazine. He will be featured in the September-October issue, which honors selected Michigan companies, nonprofits and individuals.

Doctoral student Magia Ghetu Krause and Associate Professor Elizabeth Yakel, both of the School of Information, received the Ernst Posner Award in August from the Society of American Archivists during the organization's 72nd annual meeting in San Francisco. Krause and Yakel were honored for their essay, "Interaction in Virtual Archives: The Polar Bear Expedition Digital Collections Next Generation Finding Aid."


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