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Barb Meier Receives Philip J. Bray Award for Teaching Excellence in the Physical Sciences


Barb Meier

Barb Meier has been selected to receive the Philip J. Bray Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in the Physical Sciences . The award will be presented to Barb at the Teaching Awards Ceremony on May 6, 4pm-6pm, in Pembroke 305. In addition to the recognition of her achievements, Barb will receive a professional development fund of $3,000 for each of two years.

The Faculty Teaching Excellence Awards recognize Brown faculty members for sustained and continued excellence in undergraduate teaching. Awards are made in each of the four major areas of the curriculum: humanities, life, physical and social ...

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David Notkin ’77 1955-2013


A recent photo of Notkin


Notkin during his time at Brown

It is with heavy hearts that we announce that David Notkin ’77 passed away early this week following a long battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife Cathy, his children Emma and Akiva, and his sister Debbie. David was a Professor and the Bradley Chair at the University of Washington and was a world leader in software engineering, and an extraordinary mentor, who served more than seven years on the CRA Board. In addition, he was an ACM Fellow and IEEE Fellow as well as the recipient of ...

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