Congratulations go out to Dr. Lisa Poupart on being the 2012 recipient of the Board of Regents Diversity Award in the Institutional Category. As the Director of our Center for First Nations Studies, Dr. Poupart has worked continuously to provide a knowledge base regarding the traditional cultures and world views of indigenous people. She has also developed a Fusion Model to aid teachers in their efforts to educate students as to the cultural sovereignty and histories of First Nation Peoples worldwide. Thank you Lisa for your hard work and dedication.