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A research paper by Tracie Woidtke, associate professor in the College of Business Administration’s Finance Department is featured on the Harvard Law School Corporate Governance (HLSCG) Blog. Woitke’s paper entitled “Do Boards Pay Attention when Institutional Investor Activists ‘Just Vote No’?” was selected by the editors for its value to their readers. The blog is located at http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov/. The paper will also be included in an upcoming edition of the Journal of Financial Economics.

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Seddik M. Djouadi, assistant professor in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has two proposals funded by NSF and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The NSF proposal is “Optimal Model Reduction for Aerodynamics Boundary Feedback Control” and is funded at $150,000 and the Air Force proposal is “Optimal Model and Robust Feedback Control for Aerodynamics” and is funded at $99,000.

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Xia Chen, professor of mathematics, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). An induction ceremony for all 2008 Fellows took place July 14, 2008 at the IMS Annual Meeting/World Congress in Singapore. Chen received the award for contributions to the theory of ergodic Markov chains with general state space, to limit laws, and to large and moderate deviations for intersection local times.

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Black Tea

Author: Madhu Madhukar
This book tells the story of an Indian family, seemingly perfect on the exterior, that bears burdens that transcend all forms of logic and reasoning. It tells of the conflict between a mother and a daughter torn apart by their acceptance or rejection of their skin color.