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How About Them Apples!

rlcRobert L. Carothers, the 10th president of URI, who stepped down last month, received the 2009 Diversity Award from URI’s Multicultural Center for his many contributions to multiculturalism and diversity at the University.

glGerry Ladas, professor of mathematics and one of the most cited mathematicians in the world, had an international conference named in his honor. The conference, Progress on Difference Equations, was held this May in the Mathematical Research and Conference Center in Bedlewo, Poland.

mnMichele Nota ‘87, M.S. ’06, executive director of Alumni Relations, has been elected to the board of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District 1. CASE is the international professional organization for advancement professionals who work in alumni relations, communications, fundraising, marketing, and other areas.

tpPrize-winning author Patrick Tracey ’81, who participated in URI’s Ocean State Summer Writing Conference this summer, won the 2009 L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award for Nonfiction. His book, Stalking Irish Madness, Searching for the Roots of My Family’s Schizophrenia, is attracting international interest and praise.

dcDavid Correia ’75, chief recording engineer and owner of Celebration Sound Recording Studio in Warren, R.I., won his second Grammy from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences this year. He edited, mixed, and mastered the CD, Yes to Running—Bill Harley Live by artist Bill Harley. (See more about David and Cathy Correia ’74 in this issue.)

smScott Malloy, professor of labor studies, founder of the Rhode Island Labor History Society, and a leading authority on the state’s Irish-American community, was inducted into the Rhode Island Hall of Fame in May.

dnDana Neugent, coordinator of the URI Feinstein Providence Campus Media Center, won the 2009 Metcalf Diversity in Media Awards in broadcast for his edgy hip hop recruitment video, Be A Nurse, created in collaboration with URI’s College of Nursing.

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