October 30, 2001, Volume 19 number 5
EDWIN H. EDDY FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The thirteenth annual Edwin H. Eddy Family Foundation Scholarship luncheon was held on October 23, in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. Christy Callery was awarded the Robert F. Pierce Scholarship for Academic Excellence. This award is given to the top graduate applicant in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program. Christy received a $10,000 scholarship covering two-year of graduate study. Seven undergraduate students received scholarships in the amount of $1,500 and fifteen graduate students were awarded scholarships in the amount of $4,000 for the two-year program. The scholarships are named after the late Edwin J. Eddy, who was born in Duluth and had a lifelong speech disorder. A portion of the Eddy Foundation fund is designated for scholarships to students specializing in the field of communication disorders.
CHEMISTRY STUDENT NEWS
The UMD Chemistry and Biochemistry Club, which is also a Student Affiliate Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS), received a grant of $3,000 from the ACS to organize undergraduate student activities at the 2002 Spring Great Lakes Regional Meeting of the ACS.
BIOLOGY STUDENT NEWS
Aubie Shaw, a Ph.D. student in
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, presented two posters at the American
Society for Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona,
in October. The posters are entitled Mechanisms Controlling Osteoclast
Apoptosis, authors Aubie Shaw, David Pascoe, Cecilia Giulivi and
Merry Jo Oursler, and TNF-alpha Mediated Apoptosis in Osteoclasts
is Driven by Caspases, authors Aubie Shaw and Merry Jo Oursler.
OUTSTANDING MEDIA AWARD
The 2001 UMD Chancellors Outstanding Media Person Award was presented to KDLH-TV (Channel 3) co-anchor, Amy Rutledge at ceremonies held October 25 at UMD. Rutledge is a 1991 graduate of UMD with a major in communication.
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NEWS FROM THE UMD STORES
The UMD Stores Sidewalk Sale
will be held from 8 am - 4 pm on Tuesday, November 6 and Wednesday, November
7 in the Kirby Student Center (in front of Campus Books). Get great sale
prices on art and school supplies, food, clothing and gifts, greeting
cards, Beanie Babies, bulk paper, books, computer hardware, software,
electronics and computer accessories, tapes and CDs and much more.
Everyone is eligible to register for a cooler, a grill-in-a-bag
BULLDOG SHOP EVENT
Its time again for the annual Bulldog Shop Halloween Balloon Sale. Get up to 80% off your favorite imprinted clothing from 9 am to 6 pm on Wednesday, October 31.
COMPUTER CORNER EVENT
There will be a Used Computer Sale, sponsored by the UMD Computer Corner and ITSS from 10 am - 2 pm on Wednesday, November 14 in the Kirby Ballroom.
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