Kudos: Read about faculty awards and achievements

Robert Barsky, professor of French and comparative literature, gave public readings of his new fiction work Hatched in Washington, D.C., including at Busboys and Poets, a community gathering space for artists, activists, writers and thinkers. Hatched was released in August by Sunbury Press.

Stanley Cohen, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry, Emeritus, and Colleen Conway-Welch, dean, emerita, of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, have been inducted into the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame. The organization seeks to recognize and honor the pioneers and current leaders who have formed Tennessee’s health and health care community and encourage future generations of health care professionals.

Jeffrey Johnston, Stevenson Professor of Chemistry, was awarded a Swiss Chemical Society Lectureship earlier this year that allowed him to lecture at five Swiss universities: the University of Geneva, Ecole Polytechnic Federale Lausanne, Fribourg University, the University of Zurich and the University of Basel. In addition, he served as the Katritzky Lecturer at the University of Florida in May.

John Warren, lecturer in art, has been awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Tennessee Arts Commission. The award is given annually to professional artists who have shown exceptional talent working in their chosen discipline. Warren has demonstrated artistic excellence with his film/video work, which includes Phantom Engineer.