Mammalogist society honors Genoways

Released on 10/04/2004, at 2:00 AM
Office of University Communications
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lincoln, Neb., October 4th, 2004 —

The American Society of Mammalogists in June conferred its Hartley H.T. Jackson Award in Mammalogy upon Hugh Genoways, professor in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The award, established in 1977, recognizes outstanding service to the society, which is composed of more than 3,000 members, mainly professional scientists. Genoways received the award at the society's annual meeting in California.

In conferring the award, Genoways' nominators cited his work as mammals collection curator at Kansas University, Texas Tech University, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and the University of Nebraska State Museum. Genoways is past director of the museum.

Genoways is a past president of the society, has been an ASM board member for a number of years, has edited several of its journals and publications, has been a member or chaired some 16 ASM committees and is the society's historian.

CONTACT: Hugh Genoways, Professor, Natural Resources, (402) 472-2012