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Recent Awards

June 7, 2005

In case you missed May's CNR Awards Ceremony, you should know the college honored two friends with the CNR citation, and also recognized several staff and faculty.
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Congratulations to Beth Boyer, Justin Brashares and Per Palsboll, all of whom recently received Junior Faculty Research Grants from the Committee on Research.
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Andy Jackson received the Ruth Allen Award from the American Phytopathological Society for "outstanding, innovative research contributions."
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Bob Buchanan was honored with the Stephen Hales Prize, the highest award of the American Society of Plant Biologists; he also recently received the highest award bestowed by his alma mater, Emory and Henry College.
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Kris Niyogi received the Charles Albert Shull Award from the American Society of Plant Biologists.
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Don Kaplan received the Charles Edwin Bessey Award from the Botanical Society of America for "outstanding contributions made to Botanical instruction and leadership." The award is a capstone to Don's illustrious career. Among other honors, he is a recipient of the Berkeley Faculty Distinguished Teaching Award.
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This website,, created by CE Specialist Peggy Lemaux and postdoctoral scholar Petra Frey, and maintained by Barbara Alonso and Steve Ruzin, won the National Award for a Website from the 2005 Bayer Advanced National Association of County Agricultural Agents Communication Awards Program.


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