UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak was selected as the 2011 recipient of the Makepeace Community Trustee Award by Leadership Pikes Peak. The award, named in honor of former Colorado Springs Mayor Marylou Makepeace, honors a person whose exemplary and sustained community leadership has had a lasting impact on a broad segment of the Pikes Peak region. ... Six University of Colorado School of Medicine residents were honored for their humanism, leadership and teaching at the 2011 Gold Foundation's Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award Ceremony. The awardees were selected by the class of 2012 during third-year clerkships and were recognized at an April 22 event: James Cromie, M.D., general surgery; Drew Kern, M.D., neurology;Noelle Northcutt, M.D., internal medicine; Teri Schreiner, M.D., pediatric neurology; James Young, M.D., pediatrics; and Chi Zheng, M.D., internal medicine. ...Â Thomas Finger, professor of cell and development biology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, recently was honored with the 2011 Max Mozell Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Chemical Senses. This award, given by the Association for Chemoreception Sciences, recognizes the accomplishments of a senior scientist working in the chemical senses with a research record of excellence and contributions that have had a major impact on research in the chemical senses. ... Tamara Meneghini, assistant professor in the department of theater and dance at CU-Boulder, recently was awarded a teaching artist grant/fellowship from the Kennedy Center to study mask work with Giovanni Fusetting, a mask master teacher with the International School of Theatre Creation - Helikos. She will use the work in next year's production of "Antigone," which she will direct. She also will have a solo piece at the International Theatre Festival in Scotland this summer. ... Kevin Landis, associate professor of visual and performing arts, was elected a College of Letters, Arts and Sciences representative to the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Faculty Assembly in a run-off election. He defeated David Weiss, associate professor of chemistry, for the position. Landis joins Suzanne Cook, instructor of languages and cultures; Hilary Smith, assistant professor of sociology; andMichele Companion, associate professor of sociology, as representatives of the college. For a list of others elected to the assembly, visit http://communique.uccs.edu/?p=3548.