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Foster honored for conservation efforts

Charles Foster, a fellow with the Environment and Natural Resources Program at the Kennedy School of Government, will receive a conservation citation from Interior Secretary Gale Norton this month in Washington, D.C.

Foster is being honored for his role in securing legislation that designated over 43,000 acres of Cape Cod shoreline and upland landscape as a unit of the National Park System. President Kennedy signed the legislation into law in 1961.

Lots of Crimson at Olympics in Salt Lake City

Harvard will be well-represented in Salt Lake City at the 2002 Winter Olympics, with four athletes competing. Four women hockey players – two graduates and two current students – will be representing the United States and its northern neighbor on the fierce Utah rinks. Angela Ruggiero ’02, and Julie Chu ’06 will play for the largest U.S. Winter Olympic team ever, and Tammy Shewchuk ’01 and Jennifer Botterill ’02 will play for Canada.

Kaplan receives accounting awards

Robert S. Kaplan, Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development at Harvard Business School, recently received two major awards in the field of accounting. For his book “The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action” (co-authored by David P. Horton; HBS Press, 1996), Kaplan received the Wildman Medal from the American Accounting Association. The annual award recognizes a work with significant influence on practice and research in public accounting. Kaplan also received the R. Lee Brummet Distinguished Service Award from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) for his contributions to the IMA and the academic community.

– Compiled by Andrew Brooks