Jean-Claude Thill, the Knight Foundation Distinguished Professor of Public Policy in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, was named a 2013 Fellow of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI) at the organization’s 60th annual North American Meetings of the RSAI in Atlanta, Ga. He is the sole U.S. regional scientist to be recognized this year, along with scholars from Japan, Sweden and Italy. Worldwide, RSAI has a cadre of 70 fellows.
RSAI Fellows are distinguished scholars with path-breaking records of research and publications on regional science. To be named RSAI Fellows, scholars must be nominated and have received international scientific recognition. RSAI is an international community of scholars interested in the regional impacts of national or global processes of economic and social change.
The end of the semester is approaching rapidly! The academic calendar has complete information, but here are some important dates you need to know:
Wednesday, Dec. 4: Last day of classes
Thursday, Dec. 5: Reading day
Friday, Dec. 6 through Friday, Dec. 13: Final exams
Saturday, Dec. 14: Fall commencement
Tuesday, Dec. 24 through Tuesday, Dec. 31: Winter Break, University closed
Wednesday, Jan. 1: New Year's Day, University closed
Thursday, Jan. 2: University resumes normal operations