Outstanding faculty honored
On April 14, Temple honored nine outstanding educators and researchers at its 2005 Faculty Awards Convocation.
Three were named Great Teachers, an award that carries a stipend of $15,000; Great Teachers also receive a commemorative sculpture created by professor Stanley Lechtzin of the Tyler School of Art, and their names are engraved in the wall of Founders Garden.
Among the awardees were two psychology professors, including that department’s fifth Great Teacher in 11 years; two teachers from the School of Medicine, including the medicine department’s second Great Teacher in five years; and two teachers from the College of Science and Technology, including the math department’s fourth Great Teacher in 10 years.
• Thomas Fekete, School of Medicine, medicine department, section of infectious diseases
• Marsha Weinraub, College of Liberal Arts, psychology department
• David Zitarelli, College of Science and Technology, math department
Lindback Foundation Award winners:
• Carolyn Kitch, School of Communication and Theater, journalism department
• James Ryan, School of Medicine, physiology department
Faculty Research and Creative Achievement Award winners:
• Lee-Yuan Liu-Chen, School of Medicine, pharmacology department
• Alan Harler, Boyer College of Music and Dance choral music department
• Richard Heimberg, College of Liberal Arts, psychology department
• Kamel Khalili, College of Science and Technology, biology department