William Abraham, Theology,
was the joint winner of the national book award for the best scholarly book for 1999 given
by The Institute of Christian Studies for his book Canon and Criterion in Christian Theology,
From the Fathers to Feminism.
Piano, received the UNESCO Artist for Peace Award in Paris in November 1999. He was recognized
for his cooperation with UNESCO concerning human rights and peace. In addition to receiving
the honor, he performed for those in attendance.
Caroline Brettell, Anthropology,
was elected vice president (1999-2000) and president (2000-2001) of the Social Science History
Association, an interdisciplinary scholarly organization. She will be the first anthropologist
to serve as the organizations president.
James E. Brooks, Geological
Sciences, received the 1999 Public
Service Award from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists at its annual meeting
in April in San Antonio.
Donald Butler, Electrical
Engineering, received the 1999 Outstanding
Service Award from the Dallas Chapter of the IEEE Electron Device Society.
Nell Carvell, Learning Therapy,
received the Excellence in Education award from the Dallas branch of the International Dyslexia
Association. She was recognized for her many years of work in the field of written-language
disabilities, her work with the SMU Learning Therapy Program, and her work through SMU with
teachers and children of Head Start of Greater Dallas.
Richard Gunst, Statistical
Science, won the Founders Award
from the American Statistical Association in August 1999 for exceptionally distinguished
Someshwar Gupta, Electrical
Engineering, was elected a Fellow of
the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his contribution to the theory
of phase-locked loops and mobile cellular communication.
Ronald Hendel, Religious Studies,
was awarded the 1998 Frank Moore Cross Award by the American Schools of Oriental Research
for his book The Text of Genesis 1-11.
Art, exhibited her work in the show "Developing Illusions, 1873-1998: Photographs from
the Corcoran Collection," presented by the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
KERA-TV Channel 13 produced a documentary on Hunters work for its series "Deep
in the Arts."
William K. McElvaney, Theology,
received the 1999 Texas Conference of Churches Fitzpatrick Award for Ecumenical Leadership
for distinguished contributions to ecumenism.
Daniel Slottje, Economics,
was ranked by the Journal of Applied Econometrics, 1999, as the third most published
applied econometrician from 1989-95.
C.W. Smith, English,
won a $6,000 prize with the Jesse H. Jones Award for Fiction at the annual meeting of the
Texas Institute of Letters in Austin for his novel Understanding Women.
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