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…Counseling professor Edward Delgado-Romero, who was named a Fellow of the American Psychological Association for the second time in two years.
…Alan Stewart, associate professor of counseling psychology, who was named president-elect of the Population and Environmental Psychology division of the American Psychological Association.
…Doctoral student Rudy Dunlap, who received the 2008 Leadership for the Future Award from the Society of Park and Recreation Educators and was also selected as the Outstanding Graduate Student from the National Recreation and Park Association’s student branch.
…Diane Samdahl, professor in the College of Education, who was elected to the Society for Park and Recreation Educators Board of Directors.
…2007 School of Law alumna Merritt E. McAlister, who was selected for a U.S. Supreme Court clerkship with Justice John Paul Stevens for the October 2009 term.
…UGA, which tied for 20th among public universities and tied for 58th overall according to the 2009 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” guide.
…Dan Colley, professor of microbiology and director of UGA’s Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, who was honored by the Brazilian Ministry of Health for his work in fighting schistosomiasis, a debilitating and sometimes deadly tropical disease.
…Arthur M. “Andy” Horne, dean of the College of Education, who received the Social Justice Award from a division of the American Psychological Association for his work on understanding, preventing and intervening in bullying and school violence.
…Counseling professor Anneliese Singh, who received the Asian American Psychological Association Division on Women Award.
…Phaedra S. Corso, associate professor in the university’s department of health policy, who was awarded the 2008 Kaafee Billah Memorial Award in Economics for her contributions to the field of health economics.
…Christopher King, director of the UGA Office of Animal Care and Use and assistant vice president for research, who was elected to the board of trustees of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, which is dedicated to the humane care and use of laboratory animals.
…Engineering professor William Kisaalita, whose project to develop a renewable energy-powered milk cooler for dairy farmers in Uganda won a $200,000 grant from the 2008 Global Development Marketplace on Sustainable Agriculture.