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Commencement 2004    

May 14, 2004
Vol. 28, No. 16

KU remembers Emily Taylor
Roberts named vice provost for research
Derritt chosen as university registrar
History, economics to be focus of faculty bus tour
Forum honors KU debate, features former winners
Chancellor chat
High-tech history
Clinton to give 1st Dole Lecture
Bush meets with education professor to discuss literacy

2004 employees of the year honored
KU, higher education see positive results from Legislature
Segregation scene
Book shelf
KU First


Alumni earn KU’s highest honor
Professors to receive teaching awards

Outstanding students to carry banners
Grad school ceremony fetes students, faculty
9 graduating seniors win chancellor’s awards
Commencement events
Dinner to thank retiring employees
Graduation glee
Grad students give awards to mentors
Mother, daughter make graduation family affair



Current jobs

In memory

KU people

News in brief

Web works


Contact Us

KU Faculty & Staff


UR homepage

KU homepage

Oread Deadline Schedule





Grad students give awards to mentors

Eight KU faculty members were recognized for their service to graduate students during a ceremony May 7 in the Kansas Union.

The Graduate and Professional Association, along with the Graduate School dean’s office and the Office of the Chancellor, presented the GPA Outstanding Mentor Awards to seven professors and a library director.
Faculty were nominated by graduate students from participating schools on the Lawrence campus.

This year’s winners are:

Bryan Foster, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Holly L. Storkel, assistant professor of speech, language and hearing, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Allan H. Pasco, Hall professor of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Joyce McCray Pearson, director of the law library, School of Law
Trung van Nguyen, associate professor of chemical and petroleum engineering, School of Engineering

Thomas McDonald, associate dean of social welfare, School of Social Welfare

Eva M. Horn, associate professor of special education, School of Education

James F. Daugherty, associate professor of music and dance, School of Fine Arts

Each winner received a certificate and $100.

Pasco was selected from among the nominees to receive the Chancellor’s Outstanding Mentor Award. He received $500 and a plaque for this distinction.

During the ceremony, GPA also recognized the participants of the KU/K-State Graduate Student Research Summit.

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