UC Alumni Job Fair
Planned for Feb. 12
A one-day career fair designed for UC alumni has
been scheduled at UCLA on Feb. 12, the UC Alumni Associations have
announced. Called "Career Moves 2008,"
the conference features recruitment sessions with potential employers
as well as information sessions devoted to specific fields. Registration
with or without meals is available at <www.seasonedpro.com/UC/LA
and can also be done at Covel Commons
at 8 a.m.
HONORS & AWARDS
, professor of mechanical engineering, has been
elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological
Engineering due to his research on nonlinear control theory and
its multiple applications. He joined the faculty in 1986.
Pellegrin and Ryan Schauland
, both from the Office of
Campus Design and Facilities, were honored recently with community
Green Awards for their efforts at voluntarily promoting sustainability
by reducing waste and conserving energy at UCSB. Area government
agencies and nonprofit service groups sponsor the awards annually.
, an Arts & Lectures grants and contracts assistant,
has been elected to the board of directors for the Santa Barbara
Dance Alliance. She has long been active in the local arts scene
and is known as an art critic and independent curator.
, docent coordinator for Coal Oil Point Natural
Reserve, has been elected president of the Goleta Valley Toastmasters.
She is a UCSB alumna with a B.A. in zoology, and joined the staff
, founding director of the Towson University
(Md.) center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students,
has been appointed director of UCSB’s Resource Center for Sexual
and Gender Diversity. He has worked with UC San Diego’s LGBT
R. Atkinson, professor emeritus of counseling psychology
with the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, succumbed to pancreatic
cancer on Jan. 11, 2008, at his home in Santa Barbara. The native
of Union City, Ind., was 67. A pioneer in multicultural counseling,
he wrote three books on counseling and more than 100 journal
articles. He retired from UCSB in 2002 after 30 years of teaching.
He is survived by Carol, his wife of 17 years, a son, two granddaughters,
and many nephews and nieces.