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Superb ScholarsGund Professor of Government and International Studies Chaitram Singh (near right) traveled to his native Guyana in September to accept the 2012 Guyana Prize for Literature. Singh, a graduate of the United States Military Academy and Berry faculty member since 1984, was honored in the “Best First Work of Fiction” category for his novel, The Flour Convoy. Another Singh novel, The February 23rd Coup, was runner-up for “Best Work of Fiction.” His award was presented by Guyana President Donald Ramoutar. Read more.

Also making news among the faculty is Professor of Chemistry Gary Breton (far right), who has been awarded a Fuller E. Callaway Chair by the Callaway Foundation. Breton currently serves as interim dean of Berry’s School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, a role he assumed earlier this year when Dr. Bruce Conn made the decision to return full time to the classroom.

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Tamie JovanellyAssociate Professor of Geology Tamie J. Jovanelly (pictured) has earned a Fulbright Research Award and a National Geographic Society Conservation Trust grant to support her yearlong study on the African continent. The pioneering, field-based forest hydrology research is being conducted in association with Makerere University in Uganda. The purpose is to collect baseline water quality data in four forest reserves that are significant to the vitally important Lake Victoria watershed. Accompanying Jovanelly is rising senior Hanna Jackson, recipient of a Berry College International Programs Summer Research Grant. She is assisting with the collection of water quality data and will host several workshops focusing on water preservation strategies for the local community, stakeholders and university students. Read more.

Reporting by public relations student assistant Alyssa Smith

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