Research Awards and Rankings

Centre for Advanced Study Grant

Anthropology professor Øystein LaBianca (pictured) is part of a project that has received funding from the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) at the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters in Oslo. He and his wife, Asta LaBianca, will be spending a year in Norway while he works with other researchers on a project entitled, "Local Dynamics of Globalization in the Pre-Modern Southern Levant." Asta LaBianca, who is an instructor of English at Andrews University, received a faculty research grant to work on the fourth publication of the Tall Hisban series during their stay in Norway. View Article

University Ranking for 2013

Of the 201 institutions formally ranked in U.S. News & World Report as top national universities (there are 276 listed overall, but 75 are either unranked or do not have published rankings), Andrews is listed at #181 this year, an improvement over the 2013 rankings. 

Hansen Wins Grand Prize

Steve Hansen, Professor of Ceramics and Art History, recently won the Grand Prize at the Michiana Annual Arts Competition for his piece, "Problem Girls." Hansen's work is supported by an internal Faculty Research Grant. An article on his award can be found in the Herald-Palladium. View Article

In the same event, Marc Ullom, assistant professor of photography, won Best of Category for his piece "Evidence #43." His work is also supported by an internal Faculty Research Grant. View Winners

Photo: Hansen's "Obama Commission 2008." (Photo courtesy of Steve Hansen)

Journal Wins Distinguished Achievement Award

The Journal of Adventist Education won the Distinguished Achievement Award for Whole Publication Design for its theme issue "Principalship and Administration" (Oct/Nov 2012) from the Association of Educational Publishers. Janet Ledesma, associate professor of leadership and Educational Leadership coordinator in the Leadership Department, guest edited and coordinated the entire issue. View list of awardees or View sample article from this issue




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