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May 04, 1979 - Image 49

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1979-05-04

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Maas. Camp Scholar Named

Dr. Sheila Feigelson has
been named as the 1979 Be-
nard L. and Rosalyn J. Maas
Scholar-In-Residence at
Camp Tamarack, it was an-
nounced by the Fresh Air`
Society.
The program enables
camp to engage a scholar or
artist each summer to
enrich the cultural experi-
ences of the campers and
staff.
Feigelson will work
counselors and teen

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campers at Ortonville in the
areas of program planning,
group process, communica-
tion and values clarifica-
tion. A former camp coun-
selor and junior high school
teacher, Dr. Feigelson is a
consultant in education and
group dynamics.
In Ann Arbor she re-
ceived a doctorate at the
University of Michigan,
where she also super-
vised student teachers
and instructed in educa-
tional psychology. Camp
Tamarack at Ortonville is
known as the Benard L.
and Rosalyn J. Maas
Recreation Area.
In addition to the scholar
program, financial assis-
tance for college is made
available to counselors at
camp through the Mass stu-
dentLoan Fund.

THE DEfflinflEWISH NEWS

Th ree Wayne. State U./Profs
Receive Anriliiris Awards

Three Wayne State Uni-
versity professors have been
named the recipients of the
17th annual Probus Club
Awards for Academic
Achievement.
They are: Dr. Robert K.
Boeckman, Jr, associate
professor of chemistry; Dr.
Edmund G. Doherty, asso-
ciate professor of sociology,
and D. Leora A. Shelef,
associate professor of family
and consumer resources.

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The awards, granted an-
nually to WSU faculty in
the fields of the humanities
and natural sciences, in-
clude $1,000 without re-
strictions and Probus Club
plaques. Dr. Doherty and
Dr. Shelef were voted co-
winners in humanities by
the judging committee and
will each receive $500. The
awards were presented last
week at the McGregor
Memorial -Conference Cen-
ter on campus.
Dr. Boeckman, who
joined the faculty at WSU
in September 1972, re-
ceived his BS degree
(with honors) from the
Carnegie Institute of
Technology in 1966, and
his PhD degree from
Brandeis University in
1971. He was also a Na-
tional Institutes of Health
postdoctoral fellow at
Columbia University
from 1970 to 1972. Dr.
Boeckman has won na-
tional and international
recognition for his re-
search work in synthetic
organic chemistry.
Since coming to WSU, his
research accomplishments
hb.ve also been acknowl-
edged by a Faculty Re-
search Award granted in
1973, and his selection as a
Fellow of the Alfred P.
Sloan Foundation in 1976.
Dr. Doherty earned his
AB degree in 1964 from
Boston College and his PhD
degree in 1968 from the
University of Nevada.
Widely active in both uni-

versity an co
uic/ ;ac-
tivities, Dr. Dpherti \
an associate in co...,
pity
medicine at the W7 -tedi-
cal School with c
ruing
research consult' Al ac-
tivities. His reti Arch is
mainly concentrated in the
area of medical sociology.
He was selected by the
WSU Department of Sociol-
ogy as among the top five
percent of WSU faculty
the 1974-1975 Faculty
Merit Awards for teaching,
research, and service, and
again in 1975-1976. He re-
ceived the top merit award
from the Sociology Depart-
ment in 1976-1977.
Dr. Shelef, who has
been a member of the
WSU faculty since 1967,
received three degrees
from the Technion-Israel
Institute of Technology:
BS, (cum laude) in chemi-
cal engineering, and mas-
ter and doctorate degrees
in science. She is an in-
ternationally -recognized
research authority in the
areas of food preserva-
tion, storage and micro-
bial spoilage. •

DR. DOHERTY

Norman Wachler has
been elected chairman of
of trustees at
Botsford Gerierat rfospital.
Wachler has been a board
member for the past four
years. His most recent posi-
tion was that of chairman of
the professional affairs
committee.

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During her career as stu-
dent and educator, Dr.
Shelef has been the reci-
pient of many scholarship
and merit awards. In 1978,
she was honored with a Na-
tional Science Foundation
Faculty Fellowship Award
and is on sabbatical leave
from WSU. She and a col-
league at the University of
Michigan are conducting a
research project dealing
with food additives and car-
cinogens.
The Probus Club, an
organization of Jewish pro-
fessional and businessmen,
was established in Detroit
in 1939 and is one of several
such clubs in the nation.
In addition to the WSU
awards, the Probus Club-
contributes gifts and grants
to individual Detroit hospi-
tals and charities, and has
provided financial assis-

tory, juvenile literature, Is-
rael non-fiction, Yiddish-
poetry, translation, and
Holocaust.
The awards will be pre-
sented in a special cere-
mony May 20 at Park Ave-
nue. Synagogue in New
York.
Each award carries a cash
prize of $500 and a citation
presented in the nam•of the
donor or as a memorial.

Wachler to Chair
Hospital's Board.

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Judges Selected for Book Awards

NEW YORK — Judges
have been chosen to select
the winners of the 1979 Na-
tional Jewish Book Awards,
the highest recognition
American Jewish litera-
ture.
Eight panels of judges,
comprised of distinguished .
authors, professors and
literary critics, will select
books in eight categories:
Jewish thought, fiction, his-

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