The University of New Mexico
Contact: Carolyn Gonzales 277-5920
February 14, 2006
Nominations for UNM International Excellence Award Sought
The University of New Mexico Office of International Programs and Studies seeks nominations of deserving faculty, staff and students for the 2005-06 International Excellence Awards.
The International Excellence Awards honor individuals who made outstanding contributions to further UNM's international mission. An awards committee, comprised of staff, faculty and students, makes the selections. One full or part time faculty member from main campus, one from Health Sciences, one staff and one student, will be selected. The student may be international, domestic, graduate or undergraduate, but must be enrolled full time. Members of the awards committee and staff of the OIPS are not eligible.
To make a nomination, submit a letter with a copy of the nominee's CV or resume to Ken Carpenter, OIPS, Mesa Vista 2111, MSC06 3850, by Friday, March 17. E-mail submissions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org .
This year's recipients will be honored at a reception on Wednesday, April 12 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Hodgin Hall, Bobo Room. For more information contact Ken Carpenter, OIPS, 277-4032.
PREVIOUS INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS RECIPIENTS
Professor Nitant Kenkre, Director of the Consortium of the Americas and Distinguished Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Hillard Kaplan, Professor of Anthropology
Dale Alverson, Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Center for TeleHealth
Marjorie Devon, Director of the Tamarind Institute
Cally Ingebritson, graduating senior in Latin American Studies and Spanish
Professor Michael E. Campana, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences and Director of the Water Resources Program
Manon Robyn Côté, Program Coordinator, Latin American & Iberian Institute
Jason Ben-Meir, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology
Professor Guillermina Engelbrecht, Director, Latin American Programs in Education, College of Education
Professor Arthur Kaufman, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Ruth Hashimoto, University Volunteer
Carolyn Gonzales, Public Affairs
Deborah Boehm, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology
Professor Peter Pabisch, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Lawrence Carreon, Physician Assistant, Student Health Center
Alyssa Cymene Mathilda Howe, Doctoral Student, Department of Anthropology
Dr. Ramiro Jordan , Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Executive Director of the Ibero-American Science and Technology Education Consortium (ISTEC)
Dr. Laura Martinez, Associate Professor of Nursing and Coordinator of the Program for Mexican Nurses
Fred Perez, Director of Recreation Services
Jijun Tang, President of the Chinese Student Friendship Association and Ph.D. student in Civil Engineering
Dr. Dorothy Vanderjagt, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Co-Director of the Minority International Research Training program.
Rosario Johnson, Department Administrator, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Dr. Robert H. Glew, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Co-Director of the Minority International Research Training Program
Cynthia D. Garcia, Financial Aid Advisor, El Centro de la Raza
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