April 19, 2004
Activities and Achievements
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Awards & Honors
Alain Frogley, Music, has won the 2003 Westrup Prize awarded by the journal Music and Letters (Oxford University Press) for the most distinguished contribution to the journal in the preceding year, for his review-article "Re-writing the Renaissance: History, Imperialism, and British Music since 1840," Music and Letters, 84.2 (May 2003), pp. 241-57.
Amy Howell, Chemistry, received the New England Board of Higher Education's Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award for her work with doctoral students. She was honored by representatives of the board during a ceremony at the Dodd Center on March 30.
Jeremy Pressman, Political Science, presented "Fight the Power: Forms of Resistance to American Hegemony" at the International Studies Association conference in Montreal on March 17-20.
Lyle Scruggs, Political Science, and James Allan, presented "Welfare Decommodification and Inequality in Western Europe" at the Council of European Studies Conference of Europeanists, held in Chicago March 11-14.
The Hartford Courant selected Michael Morrell, Political Science, as one of the best letter-to-the-editor writers of 2003 for his letter, "Founding Fathers A Diverse Group." The letter was one of 66 chosen among the thousands of letters the Courant received last year. He was honored at a reception hosted by the Courant's publisher and editors on March 23.