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Recognition for the Dartmouth faculty, staff and students

ARTS AND SCIENCES

Colin Calloway, Professor of History and Native American Studies, has received three awards for his most recent work, One Vast Winter Count: The Native American West Before Lewis and Clark, bringing the total of awards honoring the book to five. On Aug. 18, the Denver Public Library chose One Vast Winter Count as the winner of the Caroline Bancroft History Prize. Then, on Sept. 2, Calloway also received the 2004 Caughey Western History Association Prize for the best book in western history and the 2004 John C. Ewers Award for the best book in American Indian ethnohistory, both of which are honors of the Western History Association. Calloway teaches courses on Native American history.

DARTMOUTH MEDICAL SCHOOL

Laura Stephenson Carter, associate editor of Dartmouth Medicine magazine, received the Robert G. Fenley Award of Excellence in the general writing category given by the Association of American Medical Colleges for her article "Puzzling over Medical Mysteries" in the Summer 2003 issue. This award is the highest national award in the general writing category. The magazine also won an award of distinction in the external audience periodicals category. The awards are given to recognize outstanding work by members of the Group on Institutional Advancement and their staffs and strive to recognize the most creative and effective approaches in promoting academic medicine in the United States, according to the AAMC website. The awards ceremony will be in November in Boston.

STAFF

Michael Blayney, Director of Environmental Health and Safety, will serve on the advisory council for the National Biosafety and Biocontaiment Training Program, a recently established venture of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the National Institutes of Health, Division of Safety, in Bethesda, Maryland. Blayney was asked to serve on the council in August. The program is intended to educate scientists about safety in biological research. On the advisory council, Blayney will help write the curriculum of the training program.

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Last Updated: 12/17/08