The University Record, January 23, 1996


Barlow awarded fellowship to study in Saudi Arabia
Robin Barlow, director of Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies and professor of epidemiology, was awarded a Joseph J. Malone Fellowship and participated in a two-week Arab and Islamic studies program in Saudi Arabia. He was one of 13 outstanding educators and community leaders invited to participate in the Malone Fellowship. Founded in 1984, the Malone Fellowship is sponsored by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations, a Washington, D.C.-based American nonprofit educational organization that works to provide a better understanding of the Arab world through a variety of programs and activities.

Faires receives Gilbert Award
Nora H. Faires, associate professor of history at U-M-Flint, has received the William Gilbert Award for Best Article on Teaching History from the American Historical Association (AHA). Faires and co-author John J. Bukowczyk, a history professor at Wayne State University, were chosen to receive the first Gilbert Award for their outstanding contribution to the teaching of history through the publication of journal article "The American Family and the Little Red Schoolhouse: Historians, Class, and the Problem of Curricular Diversity." The Gilbert Award is named for William Gilbert, a long-time AHA member and distinguished scholar-teacher at the University of Kansas.

Latest collection of poetry by Rendleman published
Danny L. Rendleman, lecturer in English at U-M-Flint, recently published his latest collection of poetry titled The Middle West (Ridgeway Publications). The collection portrays the Midwest experience as "lives of quiet despair."

Braden receives award from Concordia College
Mark P. Braden, operations manager of Henry Ford Estate, U-M-Dearborn, with responsibility for the renovation and restoration of the National Historical Landmark, received the 1995 Outstanding Alumnus Award from Concordia College.

Fogler receives Lewis Award
H. Scott Fogler, the Vennema Professor of Chemical Engineering, has received the Warren K. Lewis Award. This award, given by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, recognizes distinguished and continuing contributions to chemical engineering education. Fogler is author of more than 130 research papers and 14 textbooks. His latest book, The Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, is the most widely used text in the world on that topic.

Gomberg first recipient of the Burke Visiting Scholar Program
Edith S. Gomberg, professor of psychology and of social work, has been named the first recipient of the Marvin Burke Visiting Scholar Program sponsored by the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Dalhousie University. She has been invited to present an educational program during the 1996 winter term centering on women and addictions.