Faculty and Staff Notes

Breen Honored

Matthew Breen, professor of genomics, is the 2007 recipient of the Asa Mays, DVM, Excellence in Canine Health Research Award, presented by the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation (CHF).

Named to honor the memory of longtime breeder and veterinarian Dr. Asa Mays, the award recognizes an individual researcher who, according to the CHF board of directors, “has made a profound impact in the world of canine health research.” Breen received the award during the recent biennial National Parent Club Canine Health Conference in St Louis, MO. More

Vasu Part of Math Curriculum Workshop

Michael L. Vasu, School of Public and International Affairs, was invited by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) to the AMA Curriculum Foundations workshop on mathematics and the social sciences. Approximately 14 social scientists from throughout the United States and seven mathematicians met for two days at the Siegel Center in Richmond, Va., to discuss appropriate foundational mathematics for students majoring in the social sciences.

Warren Named Interim Director of McKimmon Center

Alice Warren was appointed assistant vice chancellor and interim director of the Jane S. McKimmon Center on Nov. 1. Warren will serve in the role during the search for a permanent director is conducted. Warren has worked worked at the McKimmon Center for 28 years and is currently serving as director of the assessment, partnership and program development unit, as well as associate to the assistant vice chancellor.

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