Nominations invited for Spotlight Scholars
The campus community is invited to submit nominations for the 2013 UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholars. Spotlight Scholars are individual faculty members who exemplify the quality, dedication and achievements of the UMass Amherst faculty. All full-time tenure- and non-tenure system faculty members are eligible to be nominated. Scholars receive a cash award of $500 and widespread publicity in campus communications.
The nomination form is available online at www.umass.edu/researchnext/spotlight-scholars. The Spotlight Scholar program is co-sponsored by the vice chancellors for Research and Engagement and University Relations with support from the campus deans.
For more information, contact Karen Hayes.
2010 Spotlight Scholars:
S. “Thai” Thayumanavan, Chemistry
Steven C. Tracy, Afro-American Studies
2011 Spotlight Scholars:
Margaret “Peggy” Speas, Linguistics
Magdalena Bezanilla, Biology
Barry Braun, Kinesiology
Barbara Osborne, Veterinary and Animal Sciences
Julian McClements, Food Science
Robert DeConto, Geosciences
2012 Spotlight Scholars
Vincent Rotello, Chemistry
Anna Nagurney, Operations Management
Susan Hankinson, Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Naomi Gerstel, Sociology