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    OCTOBER 27, 2005
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Richard Chalfen, anthropology professor emeritus, was awarded the Buckingham Browne & Nichols Distinguished Alumnus/a Award for fall 2005.

John DeAngelo, associate dean for information technology at The Fox School of Business and Management, will serve on the Advisory Council for the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business’ flagship publication, BizEd Magazine, for 2005–07. Council members review each issue for excellence and provide input on the degree to which articles are timely and relevant to business education.

Terry Halbert, professor of legal and real estate studies, won first prize at the Academy of Legal Studies in Business’ annual conference this summer. The prize was for a CIBER-supported project, a business ethics case study about Coca Cola in India. The case will also become part of European Case Clearinghouse database.

Jon Scott, associate professor of finance in The Fox School of Business and Management, recently received a contract from the Equipment Leasing Finance Foundation for $15,000. The proposal, “The Leasing Decisions of Small Businesses,” includes a monograph and an article for the Journal of Equipment Lease Financing as the deliverables.

Students and faculty from the College of Engineering took an active role in the International Microelectronics and Packaging Society Annual International Symposium on Microelectronics held in Philadelphia in September. Temple’s student IMAPS chapter, under the leadership of associate professor of electrical and computer engineering Zdenka Delalic, helped with registration, ensuring courses ran smoothly, and manning a Temple booth with 11 engineering students’ poster presentations and two hardware units displayed. The chapter was awarded first prize and $500 for the booth competition. In addition, five papers from the electrical and computer engineering department were presented.