Eisenberg named Renaissance Woman
Lecturer on social medicine Carola Eisenberg will receive the third annual Alma Dea Morani Renaissance Woman Award from the Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine on Oct. 25 in Philadelphia. “As dean of student affairs at both the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard,” the award citation states, “she was among the first leaders in medicine to offer assistance and support to women students and residents.”
Kornai elected IEA president
János Kornai, Allie S. Freed Professor of Economics, was elected president of the International Economic Association (IEA) at its 13th World Congress in Lisbon, Portugal, earlier this month. Succeeding IEA president and Nobel laureate Robert Solow, Kornai will serve in this capacity through 2005.
– Compiled by Andrew Brooks