Amy Ai named Fulbright Distinguished Chair

Amy Ai, professor of Social Work, has been named a 2016 Fulbright Distinguished Chair. The Fulbright Distinguished Chair Awards comprise approximately forty distinguished lecturing, distinguished research and distinguished lecturing/research awards ranging from three to 12 months. Fulbright Distinguished Chair Awards are viewed as among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program. Dr.

Michael Carrasco receives NEH Fellowship

Michael Carrasco, associate professor of Art History, has received a 2016-2017 NEH Fellowship for his book From the Stone Painter’s Brush, which is "an ethnopoetic analysis of classic period Maya narratives."

This award is also listed by the National Research Council as a Highly Prestigious award.

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