By Katie Ellis, JULY 11, 2014
His team kept the nomination quiet, so it came as a surprise to Krishnaswami “Hari” Srihari when he received notification that he would be recognized with the Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award for outstanding contributions to further international education in public higher education.
But the distinguished professor and dean of the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science credits that same team of people with making the award possible. He said it takes everyone – faculty, students, staff and administrators – to create a culture of internationalization.
“This is a wonderful recognition of Binghamton’s efforts in globalization and it’s not done by one person,” said Srihari. “It’s an effort that’s been going on for a long time. We have always placed a focus on globalization and internationalization. This is something that is independent of who is in the Watson School and it will continue because Watson has a really good team. It’s not one human being.”
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