The Temple Times won a gold Accolade Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District II for its internal newspapers category, Magapapers. The award was presented at the annual CASE District II awards gala, held Feb. 6 in Pittsburgh.
Eli Goldblatt, associate professor of English and director of the University Writing Program, received the Richard Ohman award from College English for his article “Alinsky’s Reveille: A Community Organizing Model for Neighborhood-Based Literacy Projects,” which was featured in its January 2005 issue. The award recognizes the journal’s most influential article of the year.
Doctoral candidate in English and Women’s Studies Julia Mendenhall has been named a 2005 Canada-U.S. Fulbright Fellow, a prestigious title reserved for a select few in Canada and the United States. Mendenhall is completing the research for her dissertation, titled “Viewing Sexual Minorities: Canadian Films, Policy, and U.S./Canadian Audiences,” at the University of Toronto.
Ellen Tedaldi, professor of medicine at the School of Medicine, recently received a Clinical Practice Award from the Pennsylvania College of Internal Medicine. The award recognizes exceptional service as a clinical practitioner to patients, community and profession. Tedaldi also is the director of the Temple Comprehensive HIV Program.
Audrey B. Uknis, associate professor of medicine and associate dean of admissions at the School of Medicine, recently received the Joseph Lee Hollander, M.D., award from the Arthritis Foundation‘s Eastern Pennsylvania chapter. The award recognizes distinction and success in the field of rheumatology. Uknis also is director of the rheumatology fellowship training program at the school and was voted by her peers as one of the 2005 “Best Doctors.”
Several theater department faculty members and students participated in the Allens Lane Theater production of “Psychopathia Sexualis” Jan. 20–Feb. 4: assistant professor Stanton Davis (Howard), adjunct faculty member Andrew Borthwick-Leslie (Dr. Block), third-year M.F.A. candidate Morgan Cox (Ellie), sophomore Elena Bossler (Lucille), M.F.A. student Kathleen Chadwick (set design), sophomore Alanna Burke (stage manager), and senior Natalia de la Torre (costume design).
The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute of The Fox School of Business hosted the eighth annual Feasibility Study Competition Finalist Presentations and Awards Ceremony on Jan. 26. Grand-prize winners were entrepreneurs Daniel Uzbelger Feldman, assistant professor of endodontology at the School of Dentistry, M.B.A. candidates Demetris Tsigngis, Robert Thompson and Zachary Treuhaft, and Manuel Duenas for their Real Time X Corp. Using a real-time digital video imaging system, dentists will be able to view the X-ray like a movie, instead of looking at the still X-ray. Winners in the Science and Technology category were Fox School alumni Michael Romeu and David Emmanuel for their product, Sky Traxx Inc. This product would fully automate the data collection necessary to track assets and inventory in a supply-chain facility such as a factory, warehouse or distribution center. In the Creative Products and Services category, M.B.A. candidate Ken Allen and his wife, Beth Allen, received first place for their product, Adventure Avenue, which provides stress-free party planning for parents.
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