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    APRIL 21, 2005
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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.

Great Teachers:

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