As we reported in March, biology professor and co-chair of the health and society program Marion Field Fass was selected by the organization Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities as this year’s winner of the 2012 William E. Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science.
Read the original story here.
Below, Field Fass accepts her prize last week in Santa Clara, Calif., the site of this year’s SENCER Summer Institute.
In nominating Field Fass for the award, her colleagues in the health and society department wrote:
“Marion has demonstrated unwavering dedication to the creation and communication of interdisciplinary opportunities that guide students and faculty to a better understanding of the intersection and overlap between science and civic issues.”