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June 21, 2012

Arthur "Red" Motley Award for 2011-12 to Prof. Saje Mathieu

The College of Liberal Arts has awarded to Saje Mathieu the Arthur "Red" Motley Exemplary Teaching Award for 2011-12. The purpose of the award is to recognize faculty who are outstanding teachers of graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts. Congratulations Saje!

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Also receiving the Arthur "Red" Motley Exemplary Teaching Award for 2011-12:

Ron Aminzade, Department of Sociology
Paul Goren, Department of Political Science

June 20, 2012

Professor Emeritus Stanford (Stan) Lehmberg

Professor Emeritus Stanford (Stan) Lehmberg, born in 1931 and taught in the Department of History from 1969 to the late 1990s, died in New Mexico on June 14. His books included Sir Thomas Elyot, Tudor Humanist (1960), a modernized edition of Elyot's book Book Named the Governor (1962), Sir Walter Mildmay and Tudor Government (1964), The Reformation Parliament, 1529-1536 (1970), The Later Parliaments of Henry VIII, 1536-1547 (1977),The Reformation of Cathedrals: Cathedrals in English Society, 1485-1603 (1988), The Peoples of the British Isles, from Prehistoric Times to 1688 (1991), and another study of cathedrals, Cathedral Under Siege: Cathedrals in English Society, 1600-1700 (1996). Stan served as chair of the department and was also an accomplished musician. For 28 years he was organist and choir director for St. Clement's Episcopal Church in St. Paul.


June 12, 2012

NAISA Book Prize for Prof. Jean O'Brien

Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) awarded Jean O'Brien its Best Subsequent Book Prize for her Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence in New England (University of Minnesota Press, 2010). Congratulations Jeani!