Associate Professor of Architecture Isabelle Gournay has been named ADVANCE Professor by the university’s ADVANCE Program for Inclusive Excellence. She will serve as the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation’s (MAPP) liaison for the 2017-18 academic year. Gournay succeeds Professor Madlen Simon, who represented the school during the last academic year, continuing her efforts to both empower and advance MAPP’s women faculty within the school and the university.
Ph.D. candidate Kerry Li Fang has been awarded a U21 Graduate Collaborative Research Award from Universitas 21, a new program that enables doctoral candidates to develop innovative, international research collaborations within the U21 Network. In partnership with colleagues from Australia and China, Fang will examine the patters of industrial clusters across North America, Australia and Asia.