May 11, 2006 • Volume 14 Number 17

Nota Bene

Assoc. Prof. Belle Liang (LSOE), a national expert on youth mentoring, received the inaugural Distinguished Asian/Pacific American Alumni Award from Indiana University on April 28.

Liang, who graduated from Indiana in 1989, last fall launched an award-winning Web outreach project created for and by young people called GenerationPulse [] that has received hundreds of submissions in its first year. [Read a Chronicle story on Liang's project at]

She is the co-author of an upcoming book, First Do No Harm: A Call for Ethical Guidelines in Youth Mentoring, which assesses research on youth mentoring in ways that are accessible to practitioners not in academia.

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