Best in Show
A BARK OUT TO
… Deryl Bailey, a counseling professor in the College of Education, who is the 2010 Reese House Social Justice Advocate of the Year for his dedication to social justice among K-12 students.
… Han S. Park, professor of international affairs, who received the Gandhi, King, Ikeda Community Builders Prize for his commitment to finding peaceful solutions for challenges in the Korean peninsula.
… the School of Law, which received the Best Buyer Side Draft and Best Overall Team awards at the inaugural Transactional Lawyering Meet at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Third-year students Patrick S. Baldwin and Rachel K. Jones tied with Indiana University at Bloomington for the competition’s best team honor.
… Todd Harrop, assistant professor of chemistry, who received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, which gives him $626,775 over the next five years for research.
… the Terry College of Business, which has one of the nation’s best undergraduate programs in business, ranking 18th among public business schools according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
… Linda Harklau, education professor, who is an Outstanding Reviewer for 2009, an honor given by the American Educational Research Journal’s section on Social and Institutional Analysis.
... College of Education faculty members Leslie Steffe, a UGA Distinguished Research Professor of mathematics education, and Peter Smagorinsky, a professor of language and literacy education, who were named 2010 Fellows of the American Educational Research Association.
… Anneliese Singh, a counseling professor in the College of Education, who received the Presidential Service Award from the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling.
… Franklin College of Arts and Sciences researchers Harry A. Dailey Jr., Robert J. Maier and Roberto Docampo, who were elected Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology.
… Patricia Wilson, mathematics education professor, who is a program officer for the National Science Foundation in Washington, D.C., in the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings.