Awards Presented At Friends Of The Waisman Center Reception

This annual event was attended by faculty, staff, students, and Friends of the Waisman Center. President of the Friends Dave Sugar welcomed everyone and highlighted the Friends’ activities during the past, followed by an update about the Waisman Center by Director Marsha M. Seltzer. The following student awards and fellowships were then presented:

  • Alvin L. Berman & Ruth Bleier Memorial Research Award
    Introduction of Recipient: Seth Pollak, Social & Affective Processes Unit
    Award Recipient: Alison B. Wismer Fries 
  • University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Award
    Introduction of Recipient: Amy Fruchtman, Early Childhood Unit
    Award Recipient: Norah Kutz 
  • Wayne J. and Jean B. Roper Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship
    Introduction of Recipient: Clive Svendsen, Molecular & Genetic Sciences Unit
    Fellowship Recipient: Hyun-Jung Kim 
  • Jeanette Anderson Hoffman Memorial Fellowship
    Introduction of Recipient: Leonard Abbeduto, Associate Director for Behavioral Sciences
    Fellowship Recipient: Erica Kesin Richmond