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Week of April 9, 2012

Accolades

Award

Mary Rumman, clinical social worker at the Turner Geriatric Clinic, is the 2012 recipient of the 10th Annual Beverly Jean Howard Award for Excellence in Social Work. Rumman covers three busy primary care clinics with a diverse group of patients, and has led groups to improve the quality of life for patients, social workers and staff. Rumman also was selected for her ability to find positive solutions to problems.

Appointed

Paul N. Courant, university librarian and dean of libraries, Harold T. Shapiro Collegiate Professor of Public Policy, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, and professor of economics and of information, recently was appointed to serve a five-year term on the 12-member HathiTrust Board of Governors. The board will oversee HathiTrust’s 10-million volume digital preservation repository, research center and other initiatives.

 

STAFF SPOTLIGHT

Margaret Nowak, art therapist, Comprehensive Cancer Center, on creating goddess artwork in her free time: "It feels like I’m meditating, I feel like I connect with a divine feminine energy.”

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