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Erica Mitchell

Posted: 3/15/2003
The English Department Undergraduate Office is pleased to announce that Erica Mitchell has been named the 2004 Lynda Buell Van Boven Scholar. Please join us in congratulating her on her impressive achievements as an English major.

Buzz Alexander

Posted: 2/27/2003
Buzz Alexander has been named by the Provost an Arthurs F. Thurnau Professor. The Thurnau Professorships recognize outstanding contributions to undergraduate education.

Sandra Gunning

Posted: 2/26/2003
Sandra Gunning has received a fellowship for next year at the Michigan Institute for the Humanities.

Linda Gregerson

Posted: 2/25/2003
Poet Linda Gregerson, professor of English at the University of Michigan, has won the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, the largest cash prize for a single literary work in the United States. Gregerson won for her 2002 collection, ''Waterborne,'' published by Houghton Mifflin.

Steven Mullaney - The Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate

Posted: 1/30/2003
Dear Colleagues,

I'm proud to announce that Steven Mullaney has worked long, hard, and brilliantly to earn the English Department the honor of participating in the "The Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate" (CID), a multi-year research and action project aimed at redefining and improving doctoral education at American universities. Partner departments in English include Columbia, Duke, Indiana, Ohio State, and Pittsburgh; the Initiative is interdisciplinary and has also enrolled departments of Chemistry, Mathematics, and Education and will expand to include History and Psychology. This is an exciting program inviting each department or discipline to create "design experiments" in doctoral education to meet department goals.

I want to thank Steven for taking time in a more-than-busy year to make this application such a success. If we're adventurous in our "design experiments" (while still adhering to our graduate students' complex needs), we can have fun with this project and profit from connections with other first-rate graduate programs in English.

Best, Patsy

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