Date: June 23, 2017
Nominated by: John Lambropoulos
Accomplishment: For outstanding humanitarian assistance in the case of a serious faculty accident on the UR campus: On Tue 5/23, prof. Li was involved in a serious accident when he drove on a pedestrian walkway in front of the Goergen building, near the Ed Hajim statue. The car overturned, and was totaled. When Scott Russell accompanied Prof. Li to the emergency room where he was admitted for close observation. Scott only left the ER after Prof. Li was discharged from the ER, around 8 pm that same night.
Benefit to the Hajim School: Well being of a long-standing faculty member at UR, and humanitarian help clearly beyond the call of duty.