Rosina Bierbaum, dean of the School of
Natural Resources and Environment, has been named a member of the Board
of the Federation of American Scientists.
James Burnstein, an adjunct professor in
the LSA Program in Film and Video, was appointed Dec. 13 by then-Gov.
John Engler to the Michigan Film Advisory Commission. The commission promotes
the state’s film, television and video production industries.
Sioban Harlow, associate professor of epidemiology
and associate director, International Institute, has been appointed to
the National Academies Science, Technology and Law Program Committee on
the Use of Third-Party Toxicity Research for Human Research Participants.
Carol Loveland-Cherry, executive associate
dean of the School of Nursing, has been appointed for a three-year term
to the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force.
Bob Grese, associate professor in the School
of Natural Resources and Environment and director of the Nichols Arboretum,
is the inaugural recipient of the award bearing his name, the Bob Grese
“Deep Roots Award.” Grese was honored by the Ann Arbor chapter
of the Wild Ones Natural Landscapers for his service as the organization’s
Victor Katch, professor of kinesiology
and associate professor of pediatrics, recently was honored for the book
“Exercise Physiology,” which he co-authored. The book was
a winner in the British Medical Association (BMA) medical book competition.
According to BMA, the honor marks the first time in medicine that a book
in sports medicine, exercise physiology and kinesiology has received an
award from the organization.
Xihong Lin, professor of biostatistics,
will begin a three-year term in January as editor of the international
journal Biometrics. Lin also is the recipient of a pair of 2002 awards:
the American Statistical Association’s Noether Young Scholar Award
and the American Public Health Association’s Mortimer Spiegelman
Mary Waite and Laura
Rayner, interior designers in the Housing Facilities Department,
recently received a design award from the Association of University Interior
Designers at the organization’s 2002 national conference in Ithaca,
N.Y. Waite and Raynor took first place in the renovation $50,000–$150,000
category for the South Quad lobbies project.
Richard Tillinghast, professor of English
language and literature, has been named a recipient of a 2003 Creative
Artists Grant by ArtServe Michigan. One of 25 Michigan artists to receive
the award, Tillinghast was honored for his work in literature and is one
of four winners from Washtenaw County.
Jie Zhang, assistant professor of business
administration, and Michel Wedel, visiting professor of business administration,
recently were awarded a research grant by the Marketing Science Institute
for their project “Examining Promotional Effectiveness and Its Financial
Implications in Online and Brick-and-Mortar Stores.”