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Sept. 22, 2006


Hayes wins publication award

Dermot Hayes, professor of economics, co-authored a journal article that won the Publication of Enduring Quality Award at the American Agricultural Economics Association's 2006 annual meeting. These articles must have resided in the literature for at least 10 years and are judged on the enduring quality of their contribution to the profession. The article is "Valuing Food Safety in Experimental Auction Markets," published in February 1995 in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics. Co-authors were Jason Shogren, Seung Youll Shin and James Kliebenstein.

Best awards program

The ISU Extension Awards Program is the winner of the "Best Overall Recognition/Awards Program" for P&S staff in a contest conducted this spring and summer by the awards committee of the P&S Council. The purpose of the contest was to identify strong awards programs and encourage units and colleges to give more recognition to employee performance. Extension representatives will be recognized at a noon ceremony Nov. 3 in the MU Pioneer Room.

Distinguished service

Robert Angelici, Distinguished Professor of chemistry, has received the Award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of Inorganic Chemistry from the American Chemical Society. Now in its third edition, a textbook he wrote in the late 1960s, Synthesis and Technique in Inorganic Chemistry remains a primary textbook for college inorganic chemistry labs throughout the nation.

Botanists honored

Harry (Jack) Horner, University professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor of genetics, development and cell biology, and Nels Lersten, professor emeritus of ecology, evolution and organismal biology, received the Botanical Society of America's Centennial Award for "exemplary service to the plant sciences."

Bode earns IBM Faculty Award

Brett Bode, an associate scientist at the Ames Laboratory and adjunct professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been honored with a 2006 IBM Faculty Award for his work on developing management systems for petascale computing.


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