Laurels and Accolades – February

César Ferreira (Spanish and Portuguese) was elected to the Academia Peruana de las Letras (The Peruvian Academy of Language) in Lima, Peru. He joins a group of some 40 Peruvian intellectuals in what is a lifetime appointment. He has also been invited to join the Editorial Board of World Literature Today, an international literary journal published in the United States now in its 90th year of publication.

John Berges (Biological Sciences) was named a fellow of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) and will be honored at an ASLO meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in June.

Patrick Bellegarde-Smtih (Africology) was asked to join the the editorial board of the Journal of Human and Social Sciences, Chantiers, of the University of Haiti, for a renewable term of three years, 2016-2019.