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Two land Hertz award

Lilian Childress ’00, a student in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and Jesse Zalatan ’01, who will begin his graduate studies at Stanford University this September, have been named Hertz Foundation Fellows for 2002. The award, which is renewable annually, consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a $25,000 personal-support stipend paid over the academic year.

Kanter receives honorary degree

Tulane University has awarded an honorary doctor of humane letters degree to Rosabeth Moss Kanter, the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of Business Administration, for her innovative work on strategic leadership for change that has altered how business and government approach the global economy. The award also lauded her role as a teacher, adviser, and author or co-author of 15 books.

Nieman Foundation selects Lukas Prize winners

Three authors have been named recipients of the J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project, an awards program administered jointly by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Diane McWhorter, Mark Roseman, and Jacques Leslie were recognized at a ceremony hosted by the Nieman Foundation at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on May 9.

McWhorter received the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize for “Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution” (Simon & Schuster, 2002). Roseman received the Mark Lynton History Prize for “A Past in Hiding: Memory and Survival in Nazi Germany” (Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2002). Leslie won the J. Anthony Lukas Prize for a Work-in-Progress for “On Dams,” to be published by Farrar Straus & Giroux.

– Compiled by Andrew Brooks