30th Anniversary Celebration at Acoustics ’17 in Boston

The Robert Bradford Newman Student Award Fund is celebrating its 30th Anniversary!  Please join us for a special 30th Anniversary Celebration Event at the upcoming Acoustics ’17 meeting in Boston, on Monday, June 26, 2017 from 4:30-6:30 PM at the Hynes Convention Center Room 102.  All donors (individual and corporate) who submit donations to our 30th Anniversary campaign prior to June 22, 2017 will be recognized and thanked at the celebration event.  Preliminary copies of the Robert Bradford Newman Lectures on Architectural Acoustics from 1970 (audio files and transcription) will also be distributed to our donors from this campaign.

Please consider donating now through the PayPal link found on our ‘Sponsors’ page or send your contribution to the address below.  Thank you for your consideration and support!

The Robert Bradford Newman Student Award Fund
c/o Acoustical Society of America
1305 Walt Whitman Rd, Suite 300
Melville, NY 11747-4300

Special Edition Newsletter released

The Newman Fund recently produced a Special Edition Newsletter, acknowledging and honoring Mary Newman (Robert Newman’s widow) who recently passed away and had been a strong supporter of the fund.  The newsletter also announces the kick-off of a 5-year fundraising campaign, aimed at ensuring the Fund’s future.  Will you please consider making an individual donation or corporate donation to the Newman Fund this year, and perhaps committing to doing so for at least the next 5 years?

You can donate through the PayPal link found on our ‘Sponsors’ page or send your contribution to the address below.  Thank you for your consideration and support!

The Robert Bradford Newman Student Award Fund
c/o Acoustical Society of America
1305 Walt Whitman Rd, Suite 300
Melville, NY 11747-4300

Davis and Huey from University of Kansas receive 2017 Newman Medals

Congratulations to Abigail Davis and Michelle Huey from the University of Kansas! They have been awarded 2017 Newman Student Award Medals.  Davis is being honored for her work on “Acoustical Performance of a Completely Renovated Recital Hall From Subjective and Objective Points-Of-View”, and Huey is being honored for her work on “Comparison of Interior Noise Levels Produced by Rain Impinging on Several Commercial Roof Constructions”.  Both students have been nominated by Prof. Robert Coffeen.

2017 Acoustical Society of America Student Design Competition Announced

The announcement for the 2017 Acoustical Society of America Student Design Competition has been released.  The competition involves the design of a multi-purpose facility with auditorium and rehearsal room at a small university located in a densely populated urban setting.  This year the competition allows posters to include a digital code (e.g. a QR code) for the inclusion of supplementary material.  Teams must register by May 1, 2017, and final entries that are not hand-delivered at the conference must be received by June 19, 2017.  More information can be found here.