November 16, 2001
Phelps to give President's Award Lecture
L. Phelps, California State University, Sacramento professor
of physics and astronomy, and recipient of the 2001-02 CSUS
President's Award for Research and Scholarly Activity, will
give the President's Award Lecture at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov.
27 in the Steven Lee Yamshon Alumni Center. Phelps will speak
on "Astronomy from the Andes Mountains of Chile."
A reception will follow at 5 p.m. The reception will honor
Phelps and more than 200 CSUS colleagues who received external
support for their research and scholarly activities in 2000-01.
The President's Award is given each year to a faculty member
for outstanding research or scholarly/creative contributions
to a discipline during the previous five years. Phelps joined
the CSUS faculty in 1998. In addition to his work on the star
cluster mapping project, he runs the University's popular
series of lectures and public viewings at the observatory
in Amador Hall.
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