Week of June 14, 2010

Of note

John Baugh, PhD, the Margaret Bush Wilson Professor in Arts & Sciences, has received an Open Door Award from the St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council for his work to further fair housing in metropolitan St. Louis. …

Douglas Char, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine and residency director of the Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes-Jewish Hospital Emergency Medicine Program, received the Residency Director of the Year award from the Emergency Medicine Residency Association June 4 at the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) conference in Phoenix. This award is given annually to one residency director of emergency medicine programs in the United States. …

Laura Czarniak, a doctoral student in the Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, was awarded an American Academy of Audiology Summer Research Fellowship for 2010. …

Raj Jain, PhD, professor of computer science and engineering, has received a two-year, $199,968 grant from the National Science Foundation for research titled “EAGER: Large-Scale Distributed Scientific Experiments on Shared Substrate.” Also receiving the grant was Arjan Durresi, PhD, of Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis.

Speaking of

Pier Marton, senior lecturer in Film and Media Studies in Arts & Sciences, spoke April 11 as part of a community Holocaust memorial, sponsored by the St. Louis Holocaust Museum & Learning Center. The event, which marks the 2010 Yom HaShoah commemoration (Holocaust Remembrance Day), took place at Brith Sholom Kneseth Israel in Richmond Heights.

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