Best book

square.gifBarbie Zelizer, Ph.D., Raymond Williams Term Chair and associate professor of communication, received the Best Book Award for Remembering to Forget: Holocaust Memory Through the Cameras Eye (Chicago) from the International Communication Association in May.

Foreign study fellowships

square.gifClarissa Surek-Clark, a graduate student in linguistics, has received a Fulbright Fellowship to study in South Africa. Of 16 Penn students awarded Fulbrights for study abroad this year, Surek-Clark is one of 12 accepting the award. (For other recipients, see Current, May 4 and May 18.) The 16th Fulbright was awarded to and declined by Sujata Gosalia (C/W00), who will study in the United Kingdom as a Thouron Scholar.

square.gifD. S. Neil Van Leeuwen (C00), a student in classical studies, has won a Lionel Pearson Fellowship to study for a masters degree in classical languages and literature at Oxford University.

Top communicator

square.gifJoseph N. Cappella, Ph.D., professor of communications, took office as president of the 3,200-member International Communication Association June 1.

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Originally published on August 31, 2000