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Sociology prof gets merit award

Sept. 19, 2007
Sociology prof gets merit award

The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research at the University of Michigan gave the Warren E. Miller Award for Meritorious Service to the Social Sciences to Norval Glenn, the Ashbel Smith Professor of Sociology.

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Engineer receives NSF CAREER Award

Sept. 19, 2007
Engineer receives NSF CAREER Award

David Z. Pan, an assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering, received a $410,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award, which recognizes promising young faculty members.

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Architecture prof wins Vasari Award

Sept. 19, 2007
Architecture prof wins Vasari Award

Anthony Alofsin, the Roland Gommel Roessner Centennial Professor, has won the Vasari Award for his new book, "When Buildings Speak: Architecture as Language in the Habsburg Empire and its Aftermath, 1867-1933." Presented by the Dallas Museum of Art, the prestigious award recogniz

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Slavic prof in The New York Post

Sept. 19, 2007
Slavic prof in The New York Post

Banished to skulk around in the dark on the fringes of society, vampires are getting another chance to sink their teeth into pop culture.

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Center scientist in Washington Post

Sept. 19, 2007
Center scientist in Washington Post

Alcoholics with cirrhosis (scarring and dysfunction) of the liver have more brain function impairment than other alcoholics, according to new research. Researchers examined gene expression in the frontal cortex of the brains of seven alcoholics with cirrhosis and 14 alcoholics without cirrhosis.

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