The University Record, November 6, 1995
Tropman's book published
A longstanding tradition of sharing provides the basis of the newly identified Catholic ethic, writes John E. Tropman, professor of social work, in his new book The Catholic Ethic in American Society (Jossey-Bass Inc.). In the new book, Tropman reveals a Catholic "sharing" ethic that parallels the Protestant "achievement" ethic by analyzing perspectives of each on the value of money and work, and the importance of family, community and the individual.
Waller receives Widmark
Patricia Waller, director of the Transportation Research Institute,is the first female recipient of the Widmark award, given for outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge in alcohol, drugs and traffic safety. The award was established in 1965 by the International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety.
Henryk Skolimowski, professor emeritus of humanities, was elected a fellow of the Institute of Human Ecology "for outstanding contributions to human ecology." Skolimowski also was honored with the establishment of the Dr. Henryk Skolimowski International Centre for Eco-Philosophy within the India Institute of Environment and Ecology in New Delhi, India.
Anant M. Kshirsagar, professor of biostatistics, is co-author of Growth Curves (Marcel Dekker Inc.) with Prof. W.B. Smith of Texas A & M University.
Ronald G. Berglund, director of applied management practices at U-M Hospitals, has been awarded diplomate status in the American College of Healthcare Professionals. Diplomates must demonstrate commitment to continuing education and participation in voluntary health care and community affairs.