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Rutgers Presents 2015 Human Dignity Award to Lisa Klein

 

 

 Lisa Klein accepting award from Chancellor Edwards        

         

 

Please join us in congratulating Lisa Klein, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and the other five faculty, staff and students honored with a Rutgers 2015 Human Dignity Award. Awards were presented on May 8 - honoring individuals that strive to promote social justice and diversity.

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