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College awards staff members for excellence in work over the past year.
CBS gives out Innovation Awards each year for excellence in work at both the administrative, as well as technical and faculty support levels, to honor its employees. Recipients are nominated by third parties and demonstrate work that exceeds position requirements.
This post originally appeared on the Institute on the Environment website on September 3, 2014. It has been reprinted with permission of the author, Monique Dubos.
Please note: Dates listed below are from 2014. For the 2015 Market Science schedule, visit their website.
New conservatory curator returns to her U of M roots to oversee the college’s plant collections.
Lisa Aston Philander will join the college in July as curator of the CBS Conservatory. She will oversee administrative functions and curate the plant collection, which includes more than 1,200 plant species from rare and endangered plants to invasive species representing a range of biomes from tropical to desert.
Seven faculty members recognized for research, education and service achievements with promotion and tenure.
Keith Barker (Ecology, Evolution and Behavior) promoted to associate professor with tenure.
Program for students planning to pursue medicine receives Innovation Award from National Academic Advising Association.
CBS communications and marketing receives seven maroon awards at the U of M Communicators Forum Maroon and Gold Awards.
Kristin Economos named Outstanding New Advisor by national professional association.
CBS academic advisor Kristin Economos recently received the Outstanding New Advisor award from the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). The award honors advisors who have worked in the field three years or less and demonstrate excellence. Economos is one of 14 advisors nationwide to receive the award this year.
Sign-up for the U of M at the State Fair is now available
With the new online sign-up tool, spaces are first-come, first-served, so once a space is booked, it is no longer available/shown as an option.