Two UNM faculty
and two staff were honored at the recent YWCAs Women on
the Move Awards banquet.
of Middle Rio Grande established the awards program in 1985 to
recognize women who make significant contributions to their community,
businesses and organizations.
Uscher, Ph.D., associate provost for Academic Affairs and
music professor, Mary Lipscomb, M.D., chair of the Department
of Pathology, are among 10 women receiving the award.
74 nominees, also recognized at the event, is Susan Harrison-Salt,
director of Emergency Services for the UNM Hospital, and Denise
Wheeler, program manager for the Center on Alcohol and Substance
Abuse and Addiction.
by Terry Crowe, Ph.D., director of Occupational Therapy in the
School of Medicine, joined UNM as professor of music in 1992.
She has served as chair of the Dept. of Music and associate dean
and acting dean of University College.
nominated by the UNM Health Sciences Center, has led the Pathology
Department since 1994. She increased national funding for research
in cancer, asthma, emerging infections and bioterrorism defense.
of Philosophy Chair Russell Goodman recently published
an entry on Ralph Waldo Emerson in the on-line Stanford Encyclopedia
of Philosophy. The encyclopedia is a reference work of entries
maintained by experts in the field. Its been an honor
to be selected to write this entry, said Goodman. I
did one last year on the American philosopher William James. It
provides me a chance to reach a wider audience than I do with
my books and articles.
the last five months alone, my James entry was accessed almost
6,000 times; and in the six weeks since my Emerson entry appeared
on line, more than 1,200 people have read it, he said.
to the encyclopedia are solicited by invitation from a member
of the board of editors. Goodmans Emerson entry can be accessed
Rivera, special assistant to the vice provost for Research
and associate professor in the School of Public Administration,
is quoted in the February 2002 issue of Smithsonian magazine.
The article, Digging Ditches, is about acequias in
New Mexico. In the article, Rivera says acequias were usually
the first things built in any new Spanish settlement, even before
The ATR Institute (ATRI), a transportation research organization
at the UNM, has been recognized for its best practices in communicating
science and technology to the public by the National Institute
of Standards and Technology.
ATRI was chosen for its project, the Transportation Resource Exchange
Center (T-REX) website and virtual library, www.trex-center.org.
T-REX is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, Natl. Transportation