Susan Band Horwitz, Ph.D.’63, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association for Cancer Research at the organization’s 102nd annual meeting on April 3 in Orlando, Fla. Horwitz, the Rose C. Falkenstein Professor of Cancer Research and co-chair of molecular pharmacology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, was recognized for her pioneering research involving Taxol. The drug has been used by more than a million patients worldwide to treat cancers of the ovary, breast and lung.

Sandra Swanson Herbert, M.A.’65, Ph.D.’68, is professor emerita of history at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Her book “Charles Darwin, Geologist” earned the American Historical Association’s Mosse Prize.

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