Shining stars

Faculty achievement award winners Carl M. Bender, Ph.D., the Wilfred R. and Ann Lee Konneker Distinguished Professor of Physics in Arts & Sciences, and Helen M. Piwnica-Worms, Ph.D., professor of cell biology and physiology and of internal medicine at the School of Medicine, share a light moment during the award ceremony Dec. 1 at the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom in Anheuser-Busch Hall. Bender received the Arthur Holly Compton Faculty Achievement Award, and Piwnica-Worms was presented with the Carl and Gerty Cori Faculty Achievement Award. Both professors received plaques and gave presentations of their scholarly work during the program, which was followed by the Chancellor’s Gala at the Charles F. Knight Executive Education Center.