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Betty Russell

November 16, 2005

Massey Award winner Russell known as a ‘beautiful soul’ In the fall of 1967, Betty Russell carried a burden into her senior year of high school that weighed heavier on her than the armful of books she lugged onto the … Continued

Boka Hadzija

November 2, 2005

Determination leads Massey Award Winner to Achieve Boka Hadzija set the ground rules for the interview for this story with the same kind of firm but friendly insistence one can imagine she employs in front of a roomful of students … Continued

Shirley Ort

October 19, 2005

Creating a new covenant earns Ort a Massey Award What happens to somebody who is quite content working quietly behind the scenes, and who then suddenly finds herself cast under the spotlight of center stage? The short answer, Shirley Ort, … Continued

Eric Schopler

October 5, 2005

Schopler’s lifetime work to understand autism earns Massey Award Eric Schopler feels almost embarrassed to say it, but he remembers his boyhood in 1930s Germany as being quite pleasant. He grew up in the small village of Furth, home to … Continued

Paul Spencer Davis

September 21, 2005

Spencer Davis recognized with Massey Award In motto and slogan, more than one university has billed itself as a place where students are people, not numbers. May Paul “Spencer” Davis be forgiven if — in carrying out his duties as … Continued

Sue Hester

September 7, 2005

Sue Hester earns 2005 Massey Award Sue Hester can tell you in short order how she turned into a mother hen. She grew up in Burlington in the 1960s with four brothers, and all but one was younger. Her parents … Continued