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… Lee Becker, professor of journalism at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, who received the 2013 Paul J. Deutschmann Award for Excellence in Research from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
… Sybilla Beckmann, mathematics professor in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, who will receive the Association for Women in Mathematics’ annual Louise Hay Award.
…. Lynne Billard, statistics professor in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, who was selected to receive the 2013 Florence Nightingale David Award by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies.
…. Corrie Brown, professor of anatomic pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, who received the XIIth International Veterinary Congress Prize from the American Veterinary Medical Association.
… Julian A. Cook III, professor in the School of Law; Tracie Costantino, associate professor in the Lamar Dodd School of Art; Sarah F. Covert, associate dean for academic affairs in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources; and Tom Reichert, professor and head of the Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, who were among 49 faculty members from Southeastern Conference universities selected as 2013-14 Academic Leadership Development Program fellows.
…Nate Kohn, telecommunications professor in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and associate director of the Peabody Awards, who won a regional Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ Mid-America Chapter for “Ebertfest 2012 Retrospective Doc.”
… Henry “Fritz” Schaefer, Graham Perdue Professor of Chemistry in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, who received the 2014 Peter Debye Award in Physical Chemistry sponsored by E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.
… Sylvia Schell, assistant director in the Office of International Education, who won the inaugural 2013 Excellence in Diversifying International Education Award from the Diversity Abroad Network, a national organization promoting diversity in international education.
… Chung-Jui Tsai, Winfred N. “Hank” Haynes Professor in forest biotechnology in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and also a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar with a split appointment in the department of genetics, who was named an International Academy of Wood Science fellow, one of the highest honors given by the academy for scientists in this field of study.