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November 16, 2001

Phelps to give President's Award Lecture


Randy PhelpsRandy 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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