Memorial Service for Dr. John Sampson Toll

Thursday, September 8, 2011
2:00 p.m.
Elsie and Marvin Dekelboum Concert Hall
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Reception immediately following the service
Grand Pavilion (located outside the Dekelboum Concert Hall)
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Complimentary parking will be available in the Stadium Drive Parking Garage, directly across the street from the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Please follow signs from the campus entrances. Link to parking and directions:

Victor Galitski Awarded the 2011 Richard A. Ferrell Distinguished Faculty Fellowship

Associate Professor Victor Galitski has received the 2011 Richard A. Ferrell Distinguished Faculty Fellowship, which recognizes outstanding personal effort and expertise in physics as well as dedicated service to the UMD Department of Physics. The Fellowship, established in 2001, honors Dr. Richard A. Ferrell, a deeply-respected physicist who joined the University in 1953, served 40 years, and remained active in the department even after his retirement. Dr. Ferrell died in 2005 at his nearby University Park home.

Professor Galitski is a condensed matter theorist, a member of the Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials (CNAM) and a fellow of the Joint Quantum Institute.

Raman Sundrum Receives the Wilson H. Elkins Professorship

Professor Raman Sundrum has received the Wilson H. Elkins Professorship. This designation was established in 1978 as the first permanently endowed, university-wide professorship at the University of Maryland. It honors Wilson H. Elkins, a former Rhodes scholar who served as president of the University of Maryland from 1954 to 1978.