Volkmar Chosen for LAS Award

Biological Intelligence Co-chair William Greenough recently retired as a Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois but his former students continue to add to his legacy as a teacher and mentor. Dr. Fred Volkmar is one of Bill’s former students and lab members who is currently the Director of the Child Study Center and the Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology at Yale University School of Medicine. Volkmar recently was named as one of four winners of the 2009 LAS Alumni Achievement Award from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The award is given to the alumnus or alumna who, by outstanding achievement, has demonstrated the values derived from a liberal arts and sciences education.

Biological Intelligence Co-chair William Greenough recently retired as a Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois but his former students continue to add to his legacy as a teacher and mentor. Dr. Fred Volkmar is one of Bill’s former students and lab members who is currently the Director of the Child Study Center and the Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology at Yale University School of Medicine. Volkmar recently was named as one of four winners of the 2009 LAS Alumni Achievement Award from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The award is given to the alumnus or alumna who, by outstanding achievement, has demonstrated the values derived from a liberal arts and sciences education.