Awards & Honors

  Dean of Faculty Miller Brown presents the Dean Arthur H. Hughes Award for Achievement in Teaching to Associate Professor of Music Gail Woldu during the Honors Day ceremony.

Associate Professor of History Jonathan Elukin has been accepted as a 2004-05 Academic Fellow with the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD) in Washington, D.C. As an FDD Fellow, he will participate in an educational program this summer in Israel focusing on the threat of terrorism to democracy. The goal is to educate participants about terrorism and how democratic states combat the threat.

Professor Frank G. Kirkpatrick was named in April as co-winner of the Connecticut Humanities Council’s 2003 Scholar of the Year Award. Kirkpatrick, the Ellsworth Morton Tracy Lecturer and Professor of Religion, received the Council’s Wilbur Cross Award as outstanding scholar in the humanities. The award citation noted that Kirkpatrick, “is deeply knowledgeable in the humanities and his deft, patient and enthusiastic leadership has brought dozens of our seminar participants to a deeper understanding of the humanities.”

Professor of Engineering Joseph L. Palladino has been elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering. Membership in the academy, which is limited to 200 people, is based on scientific distinction achieved through significant original contributions in theory or application and by unusual accomplishments in the pioneering of new and developing fields of applied science and technology.

Associate Professor of Music Gail Woldu received the Dean Arthur H. Hughes Award for Achievement in Teaching during the annual Honors Day ceremony in the Trinity Chapel. Given in honor of Dr. Hughes, a long-time faculty member, the award recognizes teaching excellence by a relatively new or junior member of the College faculty.

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