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Students at Indiana's Earlham College selected Rosina Bierbaum , dean of U-M's School of Natural Resources and Environment, to be the speaker at their Oct. 29 Environmental Convocation. Bierbaum discussed "Climate Change: A Matter of Degrees" and shared the latest information on issues of climate change/global warming and the role science plays in environmental policies and management.

Denys Lau, a U-M/Pfizer Outcomes Research Post-Doctoral Fellow in the School of Public Health, received the 2003 Jay S. Drotman Memorial Award Nov. 16 at the 131st annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. The award recognizes a young health worker or student who has demonstrated potential in the health field by challenging traditional public health policy or practice in a creative and positive manner.

Shelly Yakich, staff trainer in the Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine, is the recipient of the 2003 Jody C. Ungerleider Memorial Award for outstanding contributions to laboratory animal welfare. Yakich received the award at a Nov. 21 ceremony acknowledging her outstanding contribution to the humane care and treatment of animals used in biomedical experimentation.

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