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Vol 38  No 6
November 24, 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.


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