October awards and highlights

Here’s a recap of recognition reported in the past month for CMU faculty and students

| Author: ​Jeff Johnston

Here's a roundup of accolades and honors related to the Central Michigan University community from the past month.

College of Medicine student joins national journal's advisory board

The American Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors appointed Christal Clemens, a fourth-year student at the Central Michigan University College of Medicine, as the student member to the Editorial Advisory Board of the journal Annals of Family Medicine. She is the first CMU College of Medicine student to receive this honor and will serve a one-year term.

Annals of Family Medicine is AAFP's peer-reviewed clinical research journal dedicated to advancing knowledge essential to understanding and improving health and primary care, areas at the core of Clemens' future.

CMU spouses head to Taiwan as Fulbright scholars

Spouses and CMU faculty members Jennifer Liu Demas and Lane Demas have been awarded prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards to research and teach in Taiwan. Lane will teach U.S. and African American history at Taipei's National Chengchi University, one of the country's top schools for humanities. Jennifer will conduct research at Taiwan's National Central Library.

MAC honors faculty member for student success

The Mid-American Conference has honored CMU faculty member Holly Hoffman as one of its first ever Outstanding Faculty Award for Student Success recipients.

Hoffman, a faculty member in Human Development and Family Studies, received the award for her work to support and develop students inside and outside of the classroom.

Faculty member recognized for Poe studies

The Poe Studies Association has named CMU English Language and Literature faculty member Jeffrey Weinstock winner of the James W. Gargano Award.

Weinstock was honored for his 2019 article, "Before the After: Anticipatory Anxiety and Experience Claimed in Poe's Angelic Dialogues."

Compiled by University Communications intern Angelica Elizalde.

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