February 2012 Accolades
Spencer R. Crew, Robinson Professor of American, African American and Public History, was interviewed by Annette Windhorn, coordinator of the Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lectureship Program, about the Underground Railroad for a podcast series to commemorate the Civil War sesquicentennial.
Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, presented a lecture on mineral evolution at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco.
Steven Pearlstein, Robinson Professor of Public and International Affairs, presented the keynote address at the annual meeting of the Northern Virginia Chapter of NAIOP, the association of real estate investors and developers. He was also selected as an outstanding leader by a committee of experts on leadership convened by the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School.
James Trefil, Robinson Professor of Physics, participated in a meeting of the Liberal Arts Council of Western Governors University via phone conference. He also served on a selection committee for Marshall-Sherfield Fellowships in Washington, D.C.