Laura A. Confer, a junior in mechanical engineering, was appointed student representative to the University of Missouri Board of Curators by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. She began her term during the board’s June 4 meeting at UMKC.
Shannon L. Fogg, assistant professor of history and political science, received the 2009 Missouri Conference on History Book Award this spring for her book The Politics of Everyday Life in Vichy France: Foreigners, Undesirables, and Strangers.
Frank Liou, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, received an award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers for a paper he co-authored about the applications of a hybrid metal manufacturing system. The system combines the best traits of additive manufacturing and conventional machining.
S&T psychology senior Patrick Maloney received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of College and University Residence Halls.
Rajiv S. Mishra, Curators’ Professor of materials science and engineering, was named a fellow of ASM International, an international professional society for materials information.