Vol 38 No 6
November 24, 2005
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December 15, 2005
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Dr. Jean Briggs, professor emeritus, Department of
Anthropology, was awarded the 2005 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society
for Psychological Anthropology, a division of the American Anthropological Association.
Mary Dalton, English, has had her book of poems Merrybegot
shortlisted for the Heritage and History Award, an annual award given by the
Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador to a book in any genre
which exemplifies excellence in the interpretation of the history and heritage
of the province. Merrybegot, published by Vehicule Press of Montreal,
won the 2005 E. J. Pratt Award for Poetry and was shortlisted as well for the
national Pat Lowther Poetry Award and the all-genre Winterset Award.
Dr. Christopher Kovacs, Faculty of Medicine, has accepted
an invitation to serve as a member of the Skeletal Biology Development and Disease
Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health.
His term began in September and will end June 30, 2009. Members are selected
on the basis of their demonstrated competence and achievement in their scientific
discipline coupled with mature judgment and objectivity and the ability to work
effectively in a group.
Dr. Graham Shorrocks, English, was conferred membership in
the International Association on University Professors of English (IAUPE) for
his work in English linguistics.