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Honored Employees

At an annual gathering for faculty and staff members Aug. 23, Juliana Boerio-Goates, professor of chemistry, was named the 2005 Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, BYU’s highest faculty honor. Also honored, with various awards, were more than two dozen other faculty and employees.

Boerio-Goates has authored or coauthored two advanced textbooks and over 70 peer-reviewed publications. She approaches her teaching with rigor, dedication, and sensitivity to her students. She has been an associate dean of general education and honors, and she has received numerous awards.

Juliana BoerioGoates

Juliana Boerio-Goates

Earl E. Albee, animal care facilities manager, received the Fred A. Schwendiman Performance Award, which recognizes the efforts of an outstanding staff employee. In his 36 years with BYU, Albee has become a hero among his coworkers, not only for his knowledge of everything at the university’s agricultural station but for his support, cheer, and unfaltering dependability.

Earl Albee

Earl Albee

Lori L. Seely (BA ’91), an assistant dean in the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences, received the Ben E. Lewis Management Award, which honors an exceptional administrative employee. In her 10 years of working at BYU, Seely has become recognized across campus as a competent, balanced, and professional colleague capable of managing a multitude of tasks.

Lori Seely

Lori Seely

For a complete list of award winners, visit

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