Nearly 100 of the U-M Medical School’s most-esteemed educators were honored with induction into The League of Educational Excellence at a recent inaugural dinner at the A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building. Many had been lauded previously as recipients of the Kaiser-Permanente Awards for Excellence in Teaching, or the Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Education through the Dean’s Awards Program. Department chairs nominated others. The inaugural class list is at www.med.umich.edu/u/medschool/globaluser/2013/InnauguralClass2013.html.
Three Oncology Nursing Society Distinguished Awards are being presented to School of Nursing and Comprehensive Cancer Center faculty. The Distinguished Research Award goes to Laurel Northouse, Mary Lou Willard French Professor of Nursing. The Victoria Mock New Investigator Award goes to Ellen Lavoie Smith, assistant professor of nursing and Cancer Center researcher. The Clinical Lecture Award goes to Peg Esper, nurse practitioner and adjunct clinical lecturer in nursing.
Jeri Hollister, program assistant, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, on her sculptures, “I started drawing horses again, and they were very abstract, so I thought I’d try making my drawings three-dimensional.”
Countertenor David Daniels performs in Handel’s concert opera “Radamisto,” 4 p.m. Feb. 17, Hill Auditorium.