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Six-time University of Minnesota graduate E. Dianne Rekow, D.D.S., Ph.D., received the Outstanding Achievement Award, the University of Minnesota's highest recognition, and Michael Zakula, D.D.S. received the University of Minnesota Alumni Service Award at an October 15 ceremony.
On June 22, the University of Minnesota announced that School of Dentistry alumna E. Dianne Rekow, D.D.S., Ph.D. has been awarded the University's highest recognition to alumni, the prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award.
Jill Stoltenberg, a three-time graduate of the University of Minnesota and Associate Professor in Dental Hygiene, was honored at the Century Club Professor of the Year Gala on October 6, 2015. The annual celebration, hosted by the Office of Academic Affairs, recognizes all distinguished faculty who have been awarded Professor of the Year since its inception in 1968.
James Q. Swift, DDS, received the 2015 Robert V. Walker Distinguished Service Award on September 30, 2015, at the 97th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition of American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Washington D.C.
First-year dental, dental therapy and dental hygiene students received their white clinic coats on Friday, September 18, in Northrop Memorial Auditorium in a White Coat Ceremony.
The School of Dentistry Strategic Plan took a significant step forward on Monday, September 14, at the 2015 School of Dentistry All-School Retreat in the DQ Room at TCF Bank Stadium.
A grant through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health will fund a five-year program called the Minnesota Collaborative Rural Oral Health Project (MN-CROHP), led by the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.
The School of Dentistry's past, present and future came together June 26 as Moos Tower hosted Fridjtov Owre of Norway, a relative of Dr. Alfred Owre, the School of Dentistry's influential dean from 1905 to 1927.
The 2015 School of Dentistry graduation ceremony took place Friday, May 15, 2015 at Northrup auditorium. Check out video and photos from the ceremony.
The Dentistry spring/summer 2015 issue features the work of Dr. Jerry Pedersen and his impact on aspiring dental professionals and on oral health care in Greater Minnesota and beyond. Also featured is Give Kids a Smile Day and Dr. Karl Self's work with Human Resources for Health Program in Rwanda.