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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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Physics prof gets Lamb Award

Sept. 19, 2007
Physics prof gets Lamb Award

Mark Raizen, the Sid W. Richardson Foundation Regents Chair In Physics #2, is a 2008 recipient of the prestigious Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics for his experimental observation of dynamical localization, non-exponential decay and Zeno and Anti-Zeno effects.

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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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Assistant prof honored by SIGDA

Sept. 19, 2007
Assistant prof honored by SIGDA

Michael E. Orshansky, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, was named the Special Interest Group on Design Automation's (SIGDA) Outstanding New Faculty at the 2007 Design Automation Conference.

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