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June 17, 2019


October 1, 2018


Topic: Campus News

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Brian Barker

Brian Barker, MDining sous chef, recently earned a silver medal in the National Association of College and University Food Service 2018 Culinary Challenge. The live competition recognizes outstanding organization, cooking skills, culinary technique, taste and style in collegiate dining chefs. Competitors had to prepare a creative entree, featuring the mandatory combination of native-grown ingredients of Littleneck clams, whole squid and oysters.



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Matias del Campo

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Sandra Manninger

Matias del Campo, associate professor of architecture, and Sandra Manninger, assistant professor of practice in architecture, both of the A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, have received the 2018 Architect Magazine Studio Prize. They received the award along with their thesis students. The prize, awarded by Architect Magazine, celebrates the most innovative academic architecture studios in North America, offering examples of ways students may approach design problems in their future careers.

Alice Young, dining hall assistant manager at the Oxford Residence Hall, has been awarded a U-M Council for Disability Concerns Certificate of Appreciation for her advocacy on behalf of accessibility on campus. The award is presented annually in October during Investing in Ability Week. Among her achievements, after hiring an individual who has complete hearing loss, Young enrolled in classes to learn American Sign Language in order to be able to communicate with the employee. Young and her staff also translated a required class for all culinary employees into ASL.

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Jan Longone

Jan Longone, adjunct curator of culinary history at the University of Michigan Library’s Special Collections Research Center, won the 2018 Carol DeMasters Service to Food Journalism Award from the Association of Food Journalists. The award recognizes an individual who has made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of food journalism. Among her accomplishments, Longone and her husband, Dan Longone, professor emeritus of chemistry, began donating their extensive culinary archive to U-M in 2000 to form the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. The archive consists of more than 30,000 items, including cookbooks, culinary manuscripts, menus and journals.

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Kathleen Faller

Kathleen Faller, Marion Elizabeth Blue Endowed Professor Emerita of Children and Families, and professor emerita of social work, received the Sol Gothard Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Forensic Social Workers. As one of the foremost experts in forensic interviewing and forensic evaluation of children, Faller has been an expert witness in hundreds of child maltreatment cases throughout the United States and has devoted her career to protecting the abused and improving the legal system.

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