LULA M. WHITE, AB’60 (EDUCATION), AM’63 (HISTORY), 

in recognition of her activisim, was given the Thurgood Marshall Award by the Black Law Student Association of the Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden, Connecticut. White, a retired high school history teacher, organized protests while at the University of Chicago, was arrested in 1961 as a Freedom Rider, and participated in the March on Washington in 1963. 

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MOLLY E. FLAHERTY, AM’12, PHD’14 (PSYCHOLOGY), 

was jointly awarded a Newton International Fellowship by the Royal Society, the British Academy, and the Academy of Medical Sciences in November. The fellowship is given to promising researchers early in their careers in the humanities or the physical, natural, or social sciences. Flaherty studies Nicaraguan Sign Language to better understand human development and language structure.

PATRICK HOULIHAN, AM’03, PHD’11 (HISTORY), 

received the Fraenkel Prize for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide for his book Catholicism and the Great War: Religion and Everyday Life in Germany and Austria-Hungary, 1914–1922 (Cambridge University Press, 2015). Houlihan has taught in the Core and the Department of History and works as an assistant director in the University’s career advancement office. His next book will be written with funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council through the University of Oxford.