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McClanahan receives IB Bender Lifetime Educator Award

The Bender Award “acknowledges a member whose contributions to endodontics in the field of education have demonstrated excellence through selfless commitment to full-time educational pursuits, and whose valuable contributions have instilled in his or her students the desire to pursue excellence in their careers,” according to the American Association of Endodontists.

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Finding community through giving back

The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry has been a big part of life for Geetha Damodaran, DDS ’95—in more ways than one. That relationship informed her decision to become a donor.

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Artinger to become Associate Dean for Research

Kristin Bruk Artinger, PhD, will become Associate Dean for Research at the School of Dentistry in January. Dean Keith Mays, DDS, MS, PhD, announced Artinger’s arrival at an all-school staff and faculty retreat in September.