Congratulations to Dr. Ricardo Rozzi, Professor of Philosophy and Religion Studies, for receiving the 2014 College of Arts and Sciences award for research excellence. Dr. Rozzi earned this honor as a result of his exceptional research productivity during the last academic year. Rozzi's research focuses on environmental ethics and biocultural conservation in the Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies. Rozzi has been instrumental in creating Omora Park in the UNESCO Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve in southern Chile. His research continues to address combining scientific and humanistic perspectives to achieve effective conservation and sustainable development practices. In February 2014, Dr. Rozzi was awarded a grant from 100,000 Strong in the Americas which is supported by the U.S. Department of State in partnership with NAFSA: Association of International Educators and Partners of the Americas. For more information on Dr. Rozzi's research, visit https://faculty.unt.edu/editprofile.php?onlyview=1&pid=2117.