2000 Goldwater Scholars announced
Four Harvard students are among 309 U.S. sophomores and juniors selected as Barry M. Goldwater Scholars for the 2000-01 academic year. The students, with their houses and concentrations, are: Michael Aaron Hermele ’01, Leverett, physics/mathematics; Davesh Maulik ’01, Quincy, mathematics; Lucas Gregorio Nivon ’01, Winthrop, biochemical sciences; and Travis Jeremy Schedler ’02, Pforzheimer, mathematics.
The scholars were selected on the basis of academic merit from a field of 1,176 mathematics, science, and engineering students who were nominated by the faculties of colleges and universities nationwide. The one- and two-year scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to $7,500 per year.
Three win teaching awards from Phi Beta Kappa
Melissa Barry, Anya Bernstein, and Guido Guidotti, will receive the Prize for Excellence in Teaching at the annual Phi Beta Kappa literary exercises on Tuesday, June 6.
Student nominators of the winners expressed high regard and praise for the three teachers. Barry, an assistant professor of philosophy, teaches a course on reason and morality. Bernstein, a teaching assistant in philosophy, runs the tutorial, The Politics of Social Policy in the U.S. Guidotti, the Higgins Professor of Biochemistry, has taught biochemistry, cell biology, and biological sciences for most of his 35 years at Harvard.
Beer wins political studies award
The Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom has awarded the inaugural Sir Isaiah Berlin Prize to Samuel Beer, the Eaton Professor of the Science of Government Emeritus. The award recognized Beers lifetime contribution to political studies.
Stewart honored by Classical Association
Zeph Stewart, the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities Emeritus, has received the Barlow-Beach Award of the Classical Association of New England. The award is given for “exceptional service to the Classics in New England.”
Campos receives GSD deans award
Tricia Campos, staff assistant in Fiscal Services at the Graduate School of Design, has been selected by the GSD Reward and Recognition Committee as the recipient of the School’s annual Dean’s Employee Excellence Award.
Campos received a bonus and time off for demonstrating outstanding initiative, leadership and commitment to quality.