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Melissa Lawson


Name: Melissa Lawson

Position: Graduate coordinator for the Department of Computer Science. Assisting the director of graduate studies with everything concerning graduate students -- from admissions applications to courses to degree completion requirements.

Quote: "I tell the students during orientation that I'm like their second mom. I really enjoy the people part of my job -- working with the students. I keep in contact with many of them after they leave."

Other interests: Spending time with her husband. Reading anything and everything! Cooking. Doing The New York Times crossword puzzle in ink. Collecting teapots (currently more than 150). Traveling.
 


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April 9, 2001
Vol. 90, No. 23
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Contents

Unsealed records reveal more of Lindbergh's views
Shapiros' gift endows academic achievement award
Shapiro urges support for stem cell research
Study advances memory theory
Book explores war crimes tribunals

People
Walk to lead writing program
Two compelled to fight AIDS in South Africa
Jones presents body of evidence
People

Sections
By the numbers: Campus acreage
Nassau Notes
Calendar of events


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