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Volume 119, Issue 3

September 19, 2008

Look who's in the Million Dollar Club

Faculty and staff actively engaged in campus research were recognized for their contributions at the 4th Annual UCCS Celebration of Research and Scholarship Thursday in the Lodge. In particular, 12 faculty members who have raised more than a million dollars in sponsored research were inducted into the “Million Dollar Club.”

“The work these individual produce continues to advance our university. It also creates an infrastructure that supports a variety of future research endeavors,” said Michael Larson, associate vice chancellor for research and innovation.

The 2008 Million Dollar Club Charter Inductees Include:

  • Bill Ayen, senior instructor, Business
  • Terrance Boult, El Pomar Chair of Innovation and Security
  • Zbigniew Celinski, professor, Physics
  • Bob Camley, professor, Physics
  • Lindy Crawford, assistant professor, Education
  • Bob Durham, associate professor, Psychology
  • Jugal Kalita, professor, Engineering
  • T.S. Kalkur, professor, Engineering
  • Kelli Klebe, professor, Psychology
  • Michael Larson, associate vice chancellor for research and innovation
  • Karen Newell, Markert Professor, Biology
  • Tom Pyszczynski, professor, Psychology

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