The American Historical Association has awarded
its Atlantic History Prize to Jeremy Adelman,
associate professor of history, for Republic of Capital:
Buenos Aires and the Legal Transformation of the New
World and its George Louis Beer Prize to Daniel Rodgers,
Lea Professor of History, for Atlantic Crossings: Social
Politics in a Progressive Age.
Perry Cook, assistant professor of computer
science, and Dan Trueman, who received his PhD in
music composition in November 1999, were awarded the Swets
and Zeitlinger distinguished paper award at the 1999
International Computer Conference in Beijing. The paper,
entitled "BoSSA, the Deconstructed Violin Reconstructed,"
describes a virtual violin device that Cook and Trueman
Professor of English Michael Goldman has been
awarded Cornell University's George Jean Nathan Award for
Dramatic Criticism for his book Ibsen: The Dramaturgy of
Ephraim Isaac, visiting lecturer in religion
and African American studies, was recently honored in Addis
Ababa by the Ethiopian Association of United Nations with a
Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of his "effort,
commitment and vision to transform the culture of war and
violence into a culture of peace."
Ned Sauthoff, principal research physicist at
the Plasma Physics Lab, is president-elect of the Institute
of Electrical and Electronic Engineers-USA for the year
Professor of Electrical Engineering Mansour
Shayegen has been elected a fellow of the American
Assistant Professor of Music Barbara White has
received a commission from the Fromm Music Foundation at
Harvard University. She also received the National Endowment
for the Arts and American Composers Forum Continental
Harmony Commission for the City of Fitchburg, Mass., to be
premiered on July 4.
In Dining Services, Henry Glanton, 56, who was
with the University since 1963, died on November 29.