Espinosa, director of the ATR Institute (ATRI), recently
testified at a hearing of the U. S. Senate Committee on Environment
and Public Works. ATRI is a transportation research organization
testified as a member of the board of directors of the Surface
Transportation Policy Project (STPP) during the hearing titled
Transportation Planning and Smart Growth.
addressed issues such as the appropriate linkage between transportation
planning, land use planning, economic development planning and
growth management. In addition, she discussed how the transportation
planning program can most effectively advance economic growth
and sustainable development.
of Philosophy Fred Gillette Sturm was recently elected
president of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA).
represents a group of philosophers throughout the United States
who are committed to encouraging a pluralistic approach to the
teaching of philosophy in colleges and universities, fostering
dialogue between philosophers of the European, East and South
Asian philosophical traditions, and assisting third and fourth
world intellectuals in making their philosophic thought available
to a world-wide audience.
named a member in perpetuity of the Brasilian Academy
of Philosophy. He is an honorary member of the Institute of
Brasilian Philosophy, and currently serves as president of the
Society of Iberian and Latin American Thought.
He is also
an honorary professor on the faculty of the Shaanxi Teachers
University (Xian, PRC) and a member of the International
Sinological Research Committee of the University of Chinese
Culture in Taiwan.
Waitzkin, M.D., Ph.D., professor in the School of Medicine's
Department of Family and Community Medicine, has received a
2002 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation award.
is one of 184 artists, scholars and scientists selected nationally
from more than 2,800 applicants for the awards. He is honored
for his study of Economic Globalization and Public Health.
The one-year fellowship starts in July.
Fellows are appointed on the basis of distinguished achievement
in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment.