Passport Fair to Serve Applicants
If foreign travel is in your future, you may wish to attend the Passport Fair in front of the UCen on Friday, May 5, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service in Santa Barbara, the fair will help with applications and will accept cash or checks for application and execution fees. New applicants will need a certified copy of his or her birth certificate (not a hospital certificate) or an original Certificate of Naturalization, and proof of identity (e.g., a driver’s license) as well as a current passport photograph. For more information go to <www.usps.com/passport
HONORS & AWARDS
, professor of geography, has been selected one of 45 new Fellows of the American Geophysical Union, an international scientific society with more than 41,000 members worldwide. Fellows are members who have made outstanding contributions to the geophysical sciences.
, professor of geography, has been elected chair of the UCSB Division of the UC Academic Senate. He joined the faculty in 1982 and has served as chair of his department as well as headed several Senate committees, including the Council on Planning and Budget.
Francisco A. Lomelí
, professor of Chicana and Chicano studies, has co-edited a new book, “Defying the Inquisition in Colonial New Mexico: Miguel de Quintana’s Life and Writings” (University of New Mexico Press, 2006) with Clark A, Colahan.
Daniel R. Montello
, professor of geography, has co-authored “An Introduction to Scientific Research Methods in Geography” (Sage Publications, 2006) with P.C. Sutton. The textbook uses an interdisciplinary approach to the philosophy and methods of scientific geography.
, who has worked for the Military Science Department as an administrative assistant for seven years, is the department’s new business manager. He is a UCSB alumnus and previously taught at Santa Barbara High School.
Ernest Denzil Michael Jr., professor emeritus of education, died on April 9 after a lengthy battle with cancer. The native of Maine was 84. He joined UCSB in 1952 and retired in 1988, after helping to pioneer the field of exercise physiology. He is survived by his wife, Susan Roche; two sons; a daughter; two brothers; and several grandchildren. A campus memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 7, at 1 p.m. in the Faculty Club.