The Office of News and Information at the University of Notre Dame received two District V awards Tuesday (Dec. 13) from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) at the districts annual conference inChicago.
A Bronze Award for excellence in feature writing was presented to Dennis Brown, Shannon Chapla, William Gilroy, Susan Guibert and Gail Hinchion Mancini for a series of profiles on Notre Dame faculty members. The stories highlighted the work of Nicole LaVoi in character development in youth sports, the University-based Actors From The London Stage, biologist Morris Pollard, a dig led by anthropologist Mark Schurr, and Christian Moevs and Colleen Ryan-Scheutz in the Italian languages and literatures department.
Gilroyalso won a Bronze Award for excellence in research, scientific and medical writing for stories on the Center for Insect Genomics and research on combined sewer overflow conducted by Jeffrey Talley in civil engineering and geological sciences.
CASE is the largest international association of education institutions, serving more than 3,200 universities, colleges, schools and related organizations in 45 countries. It is the leading resource for professional development, information and standards in the fields of education, fund raising, communications and alumni relations. District V, the largest of CASEs eight geographic districts, encompassesIllinois,Indiana,Michigan,Minnesota,Ohio, andWisconsinand includes 462 member institutions and more than 2,500 representatives.