FORSBERG ELECTED FELLOW
Prof. Cecil Forsberg, Molecular and Cellular Biology, has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. Fellows are elected on the basis of their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. A leader in rumen bacteriology, Forsberg has contributed significantly to knowledge of cellulose degradation and was part of the team that developed the Enviropig.
NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL HONOURS FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE PROFESSOR
Prof. Robert Brown, Environmental Design and Rural Development, has received the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects' Teaching Award, which recognizes excellence through substantial and significant contributions to landscape architecture education. Brown has also been named to the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Academy of Fellows in the second year of the academy. He is being honoured for his accomplishments in teaching, research and service throughout his career.
BRAND POEM SHORTLISTED
Prof. Dionne Brand, English and Theatre Studies, has been shortlisted for Ontario's Trillium Book Awards. A Governor General's Award-winning author and poet, she was shortlisted for the long poem Inventory. The awards will be presented June 4.
U OF G STUDENT SELECTED TO VOLUNTEER ABROAD
Guelph student Mitchell Gillespie is among 30 students selected from 17 Canadian universities to participate this summer in Students Without Borders, a program offered through World University Service of Canada that allows students to spend two to four months volunteering in a developing country.
ENGINEER PREMIERES PLAY
The Fine Art of Murder, the latest play by retired engineering professor Keith Slater, will premiere at Guelph Little Theatre May 31 and continue weekends until June 16. For ticket information, call 519- 821-0270 or visit www.guelphlittletheatre.com.
RETIREMENT RECEPTION SET
A reception will be held May 29 for Carol Sherman, administrative assistant to the provost, who is retiring from the University after 22 years. It runs from 4 to 6 p.m. in the atrium of the science complex. RSVP by May 25 to Karen Zago at email@example.com or Ext. 53378. Written contributions for a memory book can also be sent to Zago.
HE'S OFF AND RUNNING
Football Gryphon wide receiver David McKoy of Cambridge was selected in the second round, ninth overall, by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the Canadian Football League draft this month. The 2007 CFL season begins June 28.