Luigi Bonaffini, Modern Languages and Literatures, received the Special Citation for Translation, Bordighara Prize 1999.
Edwin Burrows, History, received the Brendan Gill Award from the Municipal Art Society for his book Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898.
Edwin Burrows and Ari Hoogenboon, History, were elected to the Society of American Historians.
Malgorzata Ciszkowska, Chemistry, was elected member-at-large of the Physical Electrochemistry Division of the Electrochemical Society.
Lesley Davenport, Chemistry, was elected to serve as the 2001 chair elect, and the 2002 chair of the American Chemical Society’s New York.
Lynda Day, Africana Studies, received a Fulbright Scholarship to conduct research in Ghana and teach American history and African Diaspora studies at Kwame Nkruman University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana.
Yaffa Eliach, Judaic Studies, received the Eternal Flame Award at the 29th Annual Scholars Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches. She also received a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from Yeshiva University.
Gerald Friedman, Geology, was the recipient of the Sidney Powers Memorial award for 2000. This award is the highest honor given by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
Michele Greene, Health and Nutrition Sciences, has been elected a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America.
Julia Hirsch, English, received a Fulbright Scholarship and taught American studies at Collegium Humaniorum Estoniense and Tallinna Pedagoogikaulikool in Estonia.
Barbara Heyman, College Information and Publications, is the first recipient of the Samuel Barber Medal.
Samuel Leiter, Theater, was elected to the Executive Committee of the American Society for Theater Research.
Paul Maderson, Biology, is a member of a team of researchers that have identified a fossil as a feathered creature that predates dinosaurs by millions of years.
Clement Mbom, Modern Languages and Literatures, was nominated a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Association of Teachers of French.
Shlomo Silman, Speech Communication Art and Sciences, was honored by the American Academy of Audiology with the Audiology Research Achievement Award for 2000.
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, named Women of the Year in the September 2000 issue of Latina magazine.
Deborah Shanley, School of Education, was awarded Outstanding Employer-2000 from Business Partnerships.
The following have been accepted in the CUNY Pipeline Program:
The following have been accepted into the SRT Program at Andover:
The following were selected to receive a University Student Senate Scholarship:
Two new freshmen that will be attending Brooklyn College in the Fall
2000 have been awarded a High Five Scholarship, one of the most
prestigious scholarships in the University. Each recipient will receive
$10,000 per year for four years. They are:
Lorraine Gutierrez, a member of the Mellon Minority Undergraduate Fellowship, has been accepted in the Ph.D. program in education at the University of Michigan, and is the recipient of the Joseph G. Cohen Memorial Scholarship.
Rivkah Kaufman, a member of both the Scholars Program and the Ford Colloquium, has been accepted in the master’s program in psychology at the New York University and received the Palm Beach Alumni Chapter Scholarship.
David Kovacs, who has been awarded a Fulbright grant, will teach English in Hungary. He is graduating with a master of fine arts in creative writing.
Matthew Louis Rotando has been awarded a Fulbright grant and will pursue his studies in creative writing in Sri Lanka. Mr. Rotando is receiving a master of fine arts in creative writing.
Malka Schwartz, a member of the Scholars Program, has been accepted in the master’s program in art history at New York University and has received several scholarships for academic excellence and leadership.
Mark Svartz, a member of the Scholars Program, has been accepted in the master’s program in art at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Lisa Calvente, a member of both the Ford Colloquium and the Mellon Minority Undergraduate Fellowship, has been accepted in the master’s program in communications at the University of North Carolina.
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Donald L. Fine Professorship in Creative Writing
Bernard H. Stern Professor in Humor
Belle Zeller Visiting Professor
Ting Lei and Manuel Martinez-Pons
Nkechi Agwu and Stephen Aja
Adina Back and Gerald Markowitz
Robert Sibner and Anil K. Agrawal
Ray H. Gavin
Richard S. Magliozzo
Peter M.S. Lesser and Hadi Ghaemi
Fred H. Pollak and Hadi Ghaemi
Karen Ackroff and Anthony Sclafani
Stephen J. Lepore
Kevin P. Myers
Ronald A. Eckhardt
Richard S. Magliozzo and Sheng Wei Yu
David Arnow and Gerald Weiss
Ellen Belton and Cheryl Harewood
Carol A. Korn
Vicki Irgang and Deborah Shanley
Ellen Belton and David Gomez
Graciela Elizalde-Utnick and Emilia Lopez
Rosamond Welchman, John Chamberlain, and Eleanor Miele
Evelyn Roman-Lazen and Deborah Shanley
Vicki Irgang and Brenda Strassfeld
Jeanette Marquis and Josephine Tucker
Patricia Antoniello and Daria Luisi
Erika Friedmann and Mark Tomita
Barbra Higgenbotham and John Blamire
Barbra Higgenbotham and Susan Vaughn
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol and Vicki Ruiz
H. Arthur Bankoff
Karin F. Giusti
Richard H. Navin
Richard S. Magliozzo
John Van Sickle
Lori L. Scarlatos
Nehru E. Cherukupalli
Betty W. Levin
Jocelyn A. Wills
Martin Bendersky and David Stone
Ray Allen and George Cunningham
Jeffrey J. Taylor
Carl M. Shakin
Timothy Shortell and Mary Howard
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