* * * CHEERS * * * Honors, awards and appointments Applied Physics Lab Gwen Boyd of the Strategic Systems Department has been named vice chairman for the Trustees Assembly for the United Way of the National Capital Area. Boyd has been a Trustees Assembly member for four years. Assets manager Ron Coté was elected vice president for finance on the national executive board of the National Property Management Association. He will serve two years in the new position. He also received the 1994 Award of Merit for Literary Excellence from the association. Bruce Gotwols of the Space Department was awarded a three-month Stuart Janney Fellowship to prepare a paper on a joint U.S.-German experiment summarizing radar backscatter statistics from a radar mounted on a tower 40 kilometers off the German coast in the North Sea. The International Academy of Astronautics has awarded Space Department head Stamatios Krimigis the Space Science Award for his achievements and works, which "added to the strength of the Academy." Continuing Studies Nancy R. Norris, director f the Master of Liberal Arts Program and associate director of the Division of Liberal Arts, was elected to a two-year term as secretary/treasurer of the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Pro- grams at its annual conference in October. Medicine Thomas D. Pollard, Bayard Halsted Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy, has been appointed to the National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council. Members of the council, appointed for four-year terms, review applications for research and research training grants. James R. Zabora, a research associate in Oncology and director of patient and family services at the Oncology Center, has received the 1994 Leadership in Oncology Social Work Award, the highest honor presented by the Association of Oncology Social Work. Peabody The National Opera Association has selected With Blood, With Ink as the first-place winner of its biannual competition for new chamber operas. With Blood, With Ink premiered last year at the Peabody when composer Daniel Crozier and librettist Peter Krask were students at the school. The National Opera Association will sponsor a fully staged performance of the work at its 1995 convention in Boston. Changing places, new faces Michael R. Grever has been appointed director of the newly created Division of Hematologic Malignancies at the Oncology Center. He comes to Hop-kins from the National Cancer Institute, where he was associate director of the developmental therapeutics program.
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