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Celebrating honors for faculty, researchers and others

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photo of poet professor Michelle Petty-Grue
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Matt Perko
College of Creative Studies assistant teaching professor Michelle Petty-Grue, February 2024

Poet professor reflects on imagination, students and racism in America

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Photo portrait of Gustavo Arellano
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Courtesy of Los Angeles Times
Gustavo Arellano, winner of the 19th annual Luis Leal Award for Distinction in Chicano/Latino Literature
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Side view of a researcher in a lab, wearing goggles and a white coat, looking down
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Elena Zhukova
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Portrait of professor Isabel Bayrakdarian at an awards ceremony
Professor and opera singer Isabel Bayrakdarian, November 2023
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Portrait of Charmaine Chua
Charmaine Chua is a 2023 Freedom Scholar
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Promise Fellowship awardees (from left) Lesley Figueroa, Anthony A. Botros, Erik Magaña and Rosemary Juarez
2023-24 Promise Fellowship awardees (from left) Lesley Figueroa, Anthony A. Botros, Erik Magaña and Rosemary Juarez
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Portrait of Joao Pedro Oliveira
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Debra Herrick
"It is definitely a very special highlight in my composition career," said João Pedro Oliveira on receiving an award from the Guggenheim Foundation.