Planning Professor Honored
The National Academies announced that Sandra Rosenbloom, a professor of planning at the University of Arizona, has been selected as a "National Associate for 2004," in the most recent class inducted. The honor, which is a lifetime appointment, recognizes her "extraordinary contributions to the National Academies through pro-bono services to the National Research Council."
Rosenbloom is a nationally recognized expert on transportation issues, and is on the faculty of the geography and regional development department in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and has joint appointments in gerontology and natural resources.
The National Academies consist of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council. They serve as advisers to the nation on matters of science, engineering and medicine.
You can find the actual announcement at the National Academies' Transportation Research Board's Web site at http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=4541
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