Appointments and Departures

  • Appointed: Robert Sbordone, to former chief of the neuropsychology unit and assistant professor in the College of Medicine, University of California at Irvine.

  • Appointed: Nechama Price, professor, Yeshiva University, to director of the graduate program in advanced Talmudic studies for the College for Women.

  • Appointed: Michael Smith, Vermont state president, Fairpoint Communications, to interim president, Burlington College.

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Death Notices

  • Eva Curry Boseman Wanton
    Former vice president for academic affairs for international studies, Florida A&M University, August 25, 2014, in Tallahassee, Fla.

  • Kenneth LaMont
    Former associate professor of counseling and human development, Central Oregon Community College, August 4, 2014.

  • Donald W. Mocker, 78
    Interim provost and vice chancellor, University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh, August 24, 2014, in Raymore, Mo.

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  • 9/4/2014: Health/medicine

    The American Urological Association is accepting applications for the 2015 Urology Care Foundation Research Scholars program. The program provides support to those interested in pursuing a career in urological research. A letter of intent is encouraged, but not required, and is due on July 18. Currently, there are ten funding opportunities available for the 2015 Research Scholars program. One of the awards is an unrestricted award funded through the Urology Care Foundation. Applicants to the program must either be urologists or research scientists within five years of completing a residency or doctorate who aspire to learn scientific techniques, are committed to a career in urological research, and who are able to provide evidence of current and/or prior interest/accomplishments in research. This award is not available to current residents in training. If the research is being conducted in the U.S., applicants are not required to be U.S. citizens but must have a valid Social Security number. Visit the organization's website for more details.

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  • 9/5/2014: Arts

    Greater Denton Arts Council has issued a call for entries for the 28th Annual, "Materials: Hard & Soft", National Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition in Denton, Tex. This competition welcomes entries nationwide in all craft media from clay to fiber, glass to metal, and paper to wood. The prize is $5,000. The deadline is September 5 and the exhibit will be from February 6 - April 2, 2015. Visit the website for more details.

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  • 9/5/2014: Arts

    The Society of Architectural Historians' Edilia and François-Auguste de Montêquin Fellowship provides support for travel related to research on Spanish, Portuguese, or Ibero-American architecture. A stipend of $2,000 will be provided for a junior scholar and a stipend of $6,000 will be provided for a senior scholar. The fellowship is awarded annually to support the research of junior scholars (usually scholars engaged in doctoral dissertation research), and is awarded every other year in even-numbered years (2014, 2016, 2018, etc.) to senior scholars (scholars who have completed their Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree). The scholars' research must focus on Spanish, Portuguese, or Ibero-American architecture, including colonial architecture produced by the Spaniards in the Philippines and what is today the United States. Applicants must be current members of the organization. Visit the website for more details.

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