|Christopher Anderson, Theology/ Sacred
Music, was awarded the 2006 Max Miller Book Prize from Boston
University School of Theology
for his book Max Reger and Karl Straube: Perspectives on an Organ
José Bowen, Meadows Dean/Music; Robert Frank, Music/Theory and
Composition; and Simon Sargon, Music/Composition, were awarded 2006 ASCA Plus awards by the American Society of Composers, Authors and
Publishers in New York.
Jaime Clark-Soles, Theology, received a 2005-07 Wabash Center for
Teaching and Learning in Religion grant for “Teaching Biblical
Exegesis in Theological Schools,” a collaborative project
involving 12 participants from North American seminaries and divinity
Mel Coffee, Journalism, was named a 2006 Educator in the Newsroom
Fellow by the Radio and Television News Directors Foundation. His host
station was KSBW-TV in Salinas, California. He was the only professor
from a Texas university to receive the honor.
Craig Flournoy, Journalism received a 2006 James Madison Award from
the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas. He gave the award to
his journalism students to honor their work on the Light of Day
Project, which he has helped to lead.
Amar Gande, Finance, received the 2006
Addison-Wesley prize for coauthoring the best paper – “Enhancing
Security Value by Ownership Restrictions: Evidence From a
Natural Experiment” – published in Financial Management during
Samuel Holland, Music/Piano, was named the Texas Music
Teachers Association’s 2006 Collegiate Teacher of the Year.
Benjamin Johnson, History, was a finalist for the Hiett Prize in
the Humanities, given by the Dallas Institute of Humanities to honor
work by an early-career humanist that has significance
beyond the University.
David Karp, Music/Piano, was honored by the new music
of Change at its 2006 spring gala benefit for his lifetime
participation in and promotion of new music composition, teaching and
Peter Raad, Mechanical Engineering, was elected a Fellow of the
American Society of Mechanical Engineers in 2005, received the Best
Paper Award at the 2006 IEEE Semi-berm Conference in Dallas, and was
elected a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics
Robert W. Righter, History, has written a book, The Battle Over Hetch
Hetchy: America’s Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern
Environmentalism, Oxford University Press, 2005.
Alan Wagner, Music Education, received be Adele Mellen Prize for
Distinguished Scholarship, 2005, for A Bio-Bibliography of Composer
Warren Benson (EdwinMellen Press).