Prof. Phillip G. Clampitt of Information and Computing Science was formally honored at convocation on Wednesday, Jan. 23rd, with the presentation of The John. P. Blair Endowed Chair in Communication. Clampitt succeeds retiring colleague Professor Timothy Meyer as the holder of the University’s first fully endowed chair.
Professor Angela Bauer, Human Biology and Special Assistant to the Provost, has been named recipient of a 2013 UW System Board of Regents Diversity Award in the Individual Category. Professor Bauer, who is being recognized for her commitment to enhancing the educational experiences for under-represented students of color, implemented a TOSS Program (Targeted Opportunities for Success in the Sciences) in the Introduction to Human Biology course that has helped closed the achievement gap.