VOLUME 32, NUMBER 17 THURSDAY, January 25, 2001

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Charles Patrick Ewing, professor of law and adjunct professor of psychology, and Catherine Cerulli, clinical instructor in the Family Violence Clinic in the Law School, will receive state bar awards during the annual meeting of the New York State Bar Association being held this week in New York City. Ewing was selected by the Criminal Justice Section to receive its "Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Criminal Law Education" award. Cerulli is being recognized with the "Young Lawyers Award" from the Young Lawyers Section. New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer will be the featured speaker tomorrow when alumni and friends of the Law School hold their annual New York City Alumni Luncheon. The event is held each year in conjunction with the state bar meeting.

A new Web-based reading diagnostic tool developed by Logan Scott, instructional technologist and doctoral candidate in the Graduate School of Education, for use by graduate students in the school's Department of Learning and Instruction, was featured in the November issue of T.H.E. Journal, a publication of T.H.E. (Technological Horizons in Education), a privately held publishing and services company based in Tustin, Calif. The story cites the new instructional technology, which teaches and models skills used for the diagnosis of reading difficulties in children, as an "example of the potential in merging Web-based material with classroom instruction for optimum effect."

Barbara Bono, associate professor and chair of the Department of English, attended the 39th Triennial Council of Phi Beta Kappa, her fourth such council and her third as president of the UB chapter, Omicron. The chief business of the conference was the consideration of new Phi Beta Kappa chapters.

A paper by Carrie Tirado Bramen, assistant professor of English, entitled "Bi-racial Fictions and the Mendelist Allegory," was delivered in absentia at the annual convention of the American Studies Association. Her article, "The Urban Picturesque and the Spectacle of Americanization," appears in the current issue of American Quarterly.

"Beautiful False Things" by Irving Feldman, SUNY Distinguished Professor in the Department of English, has been awarded The Yale Review's Smart Family Foundation Prize for poetry.

Samuel "Chip" Delany, professor of English, was the keynote speaker at the Global Humanities 2000 Conference that inaugurated Dartmouth College's new Leslie Center for the Humanities. Others who took part included J.M. Coetzee, George Levine, Stephen Greenblatt, Michael Berube and Tilottama Rajan.

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