In this issue Dr. Erhardt Honored 1 Away We Go! 2 Great Rxpectations 3 Upcoming Events 4 SAVE THE DATE: 6.24.11 Dr. Paul Erhardt receives international honor INNOVATION IN MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY During his attendance for the delivery of an invited plenary lecture at the International Conference on Chemistry for Mankind held in Nagpur, India on February 9-11, 2011, Dr. Paul Erhardt, director of the Center for Drug Design and Development, was honored by being one of two recipients who received the Innovation in Medicinal Chemistry Award. The conference was hosted by the Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists in collaboration with the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry and American Chemical Society. Dr. Erhardt was honored in front of an audience of over 500 attendees, including several international dignitaries. He was presented with a shawl, symbolic of ‘carrying the burden’ of the efforts required to advance today’s practice of science in innovative ways; an engraved glass trophy commemorating both the conference and his award; an engraved medallion; a wrapped fruit indigenous to the Nagpur region, which is known for its oranges; and finally, the framed official certificate recognizing his award. Frederic Wolfe with Dean Early and development director, Jeff Barton On June 24, 2011, the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will rededicate its new facility on the Health Science Campus. The building will be named The Frederic and Mary Wolfe Building, in commemoration of their $2.5M gift to the college for diabetes research. The Wolfes’ generosity is also reflected on the Main Campus; Wolfe Hall is named in honor of their previous gift.