N. Thomas Connally (Col '58, Med '62, Res '68 L/M) was awarded the 2012 Ralph O. Claypoole Senior Memorial Award by the American College of Physicians. The award is given to an internist who has dedicated a professional lifetime to exemplary patient care, teaching and service to the profession and the community. Dr. Connally practiced general internal medicine in Washington, D.C., for 32 years, and since his retirement has served as a volunteer physician, including six years as medical director of the Arlington Free Clinic in Arlington, Va. He has also served on several not-for-profit boards, including the U.Va. Board of Visitors.
G. Thomas Farmer (Col '58, Grad '60 ) published a book, Climate Change Science: A Modern Synthesis, with Springer Publishers. The book is aimed at first-year college students as an introduction to climate change science.
Anne Hughes Bishop (Nurs ’58, Educ ’80 L/M) published a book, Yes and Thanks: Seeking the Spiritual World, written with John R. Scudder Jr. The book describes a positive transformative way of being in the world that Bishop and Scudder discovered while seeking a spiritual life in the “postmodern” secular world.