May 11, 2006 • Volume 14 Number 17
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 [www.generationpulse.com] that has received hundreds of submissions in its first year. [Read a Chronicle story on Liang's project at www.bc.edu/bc_org/rvp/pubaf/chronicle/v14/o20/liang.html.]
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.