, Assistant Professor of Architecture, at the School of Architecture,
Planning, & Preservation is a recipient of this year's Henry C.
, awarded by the Maryland Higher Education
Commission. The Welcome Fellowship is a state-wide competitive grant
program that supports the research, creative work, publications, and
speaking engagements of accomplished and promising new full time
faculty of diverse backgrounds. Candidates from various Maryland
higher education institutions are nominated to the Maryland Higher
Education Commission by the president of their institutions. Welcome
Fellows receive financial support over a three year period for their
Williams, who joined the Architecture faculty in the fall of 2006, plans
to use this fellowship to continue his research and creative work
focused on the relationship between space and learning, and the ways in
which architecture can be didactic, transparent, and revelatory as an
active contributor to the process of learning. He is the second recipient of this prestigious Welcome Fellowship at the School of Architecture, Planning, & Preservation. This
Fellowship was previously awarded to Dr. Angel David Nieves, Assistant
Professor of Historic Preservation, upon joining the University.
For further information regarding the Henry C. Welcome Fellowship Grant Program, please visit http://www.mhec.state.md.us/Grants/HenryWelcomeGrant/HenryWelcome.asp.