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Vol 38  No 11
March 16, 2006



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Dr. Lewis (Skip) Fischer, professor of history, was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Liverpool in December. The award recognized Dr. Fischerís significant contribution to maritime history through publications, management of the Maritime History Archive here on campus, and as editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Maritime History. According to the University of Liverpool, Dr. Fischer has longstanding ties with that institution, where he has been an Honorary Research Fellow since 1997.

Dr. Mahmoud Haddara, director of Co-operative Education, represented Memorial University at a Directorís Roundtable for Co-operative Education in Toronto. Only a select few universities from across Canada and the U.S. were invited to participate.

Monica Kidd, a second-year medical student at Memorial, has won a 2006 Gracie Allen Award from the American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) for her hour-long radio documentary A Map of the Body.


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