Rumee Ahmed is the recipient of a Dean of Arts Faculty Research Award. This award permits Rumee to have time away from administration and teaching to concentrate on completing his research project.
Sara Milstein is the recipient of a large Hampton Research Grant for her project entitled “Making a Case: The Impact of Mesopotamian ‘Lawsuits’ on the Hebrew Bible.”
Gregg Gardner is the recipient of a large Hampton Research Grant for his project entitled “Rabbis of the Lost Ark: Relics and Material Culture in Early Judaism.”
Thomas Schneider has been elected to the UBC Senate for 2014-17 as one of two representatives of the Faculty of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies.
Toph Marshall has been elected to the UBC Senate for 2014-17 as one of two representatives for the Faculty of Arts. Prof. Marshall was also successful in his application for the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Wall Scholars Research Award and has been selected as a Wall Scholar for 2014-2015. He will, as a result, become a permanent Associate of the Peter Wall Institute.
Congratulations to all.