Campus News - September 17, 2001


Amanda J. Cobb, new American Studies faculty, is a winner of the 22nd annual American Book Award.


The American Political Science Association (APSA) has honored Professor of Political Science F. Chris Garcia with the Frank J. Goodnow Award for Distinguished Service.


Ric Richardson, associate professor, Architecture and Planning was recently in Hong Kong where he was an external examiner for the first architectural doctoral student to graduate at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. 

Richardson helped supervise Gordon Fong’s thesis: “Citizen Participation in Hong Kong” involving the analysis of methods to involve local citizens in the design and development of China’s Special Administrative Region (SAR). 

Supported by the Asian Cultural Council, Richardson was a visiting professor in the Architecture Department at the Chinese University in 1995, and worked as a senior planner/architect in the Sha Tin New Town Development Office in Hong Kong from 1976 to 1977 under a fellowship from the Henry Luce Foundation.


Associate Dean of the UNM School of Pharmacy Reynaldo Saenz will be the recipient of a leadership award presented by De Colores, Inc., when they host the Hispanic Culture Festival on Friday, Sept. 21 from 6-9 p.m. at the KiMo Theater.

Saenz is receiving the award for his “hard work and commitment” to education. A reception at McGilvray’s at 6th and Central will follow the ceremony. The festival showcases and celebrates New Mexico contributions of art, music, dance and leadership.




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