Pianist and music scholar CHARLES ROSEN ’48 *51, top right, and historian TEOFILO RUIZ *74 were awarded 2011 National Humanities Medals at the White House in February. Rosen was chosen “for his rare ability to join artistry to the history of culture and ideas.” A history professor and chairman of the Spanish and Portuguese department at the University of California, Los Angeles, Ruiz was honored “for his inspired teaching and writing” which has “deepened our understanding of medieval Spain and Europe.” ... ADAM HUGH ’10 placed third in the U.S. table tennis Olympic trials; he will be one of eight male players competing in April at the North American trials for the 2012 London Olympics. ... PHILIP WEINSTEIN ’62 won the 2011 C. Hugh Holman Award for the best book in Southern literary studies for his biography, Becoming Faulkner: The Art and Life of William Faulkner (Oxford University Press).
PHOTO: DON HUNSTEIN
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