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Eugene Ulrich, Professor of Hebrew Scriptures atthe University of Notre Dame was elected a fellow of the American Academy ofArts and Sciences this year. The Academy wrote that Ulrich is:"Internationally recognized as a leading authority on the Dead Sea Scrollsand in the textual criticism of the Hebrew Bible and the early Greek versions.One of three general editors for the official publication of the Scrolls, he hasedited five volumes to date and has helped revise Protestant and Catholictranslations of the Bible."

Some of Ulrich's fellow fellows from the185-member "class of 2001"include: Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza, Frederick Busch, Woody Allen, Diana Rigg,Madeleine Albright, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, and Vaclav Havel. An inductionceremony was held in Cambridge, MA on 13 October.

Every year the American Academy elects new members who have been nominated bycurrent Fellows. Standards of high achievement are the main criteria, and eachcandidate must go through two rounds of balloting and reviews before acceptance.

Congratulations, Gene!

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