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October 7, 2013

Clemson University presented the 2013 Benton H. Box Award to Lee Talbot DS’48 in recognition of a teacher “who by precept and example inspires in students the quest for knowledge and encourages curriculum innovation to inculcate an environmental ethic as a rule of conduct.” The award was created in honor of the seventh director of the National Park Service. The Hartzog awards program at Clemson honors world-renowned environmental leaders.

An ecologist and geographer, Lee has been at the forefront of environmental research and policy throughout his long career, having served three U.S. Presidents. Among his many continuing activities, he teaches at George Mason University, and we congratulate him for recognition of his work with students and the environmental sciences and policy department.