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Dean’s Award nominations sought

The Joint Committee on the Status of Women (JCSW), on behalf of Joseph Martin, dean of the faculty of medicine, is seeking nominations for two distinguished awards that support women faculty and staff.

First, the Dean’s Award for the Support and Advancement of Women Faculty recognizes the contributions of an individual who has significantly supported recruitment, retention, and/or promotion of women faculty at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and its affiliated institutions. Nominations will be accepted from all women faculty within HMS and its affiliates.

Second, the Dean’s Award for the Support and Advancement of Women Staff, which recognizes an individual who has demonstrated support for the career development, professional advancement, mentoring, and career/life balance of women staff within the HMS community. Both faculty and staff within the HMS community are invited to nominate.

Only the name and current positions of candidates are required at this time, and may be sent to Nancy Meyer at, or by calling (617) 432-4041. Nominations can also be made via the JCSW Web site at

The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2003.

Hauser Center accepting fellowship applicants

The Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations invites graduate students currently enrolled in a Harvard Ph.D. program to apply for the 2003-05 Doctoral Fellowships in Nonprofit Sector Studies. The center will award up to five two-year residential fellowships to doctoral/advanced-degree candidates who are engaged in major research or dissertation writing on a nonprofit sector topic.

Applications and all supporting documents are due by Jan. 31, 2003. The names of the fellowship recipients will be announced in early April. Brochure and application materials may be downloaded from the center’s Web site at:

For additional information, contact Sarah Alvord, senior program officer, at (617) 495-7576 or

Ambassadors to discuss EU expansion to the East

Four ambassadors to the United States, including Martin Palous, András Simonyi, Przemyslaw Grudzinski, and Martin Bútora (from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia, respectively), will come together for a panel discussion today (Nov. 14) at Harvard’s Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland St.

The discussion, which is titled “EU Expansion and the Future of Europe,” will focus on past changes and future transformations that the union has undergone with expansion. Grzegorz Ekiert, professor of government, will moderate the panel.

Open to the public, the event will run from 2:15 to 4 p.m. in the lower-level conference room of the Center for European Studies. For more information, contact Laurie Calhoun, grants and publicity coordinator for the center.

– Compiled by Andrew Brooks