Joe Oliva, BMC Senior Instrumentation Specialist was awarded the university’s Distinguished title. Promotion to the rank of Distinguished is reserved for a small number of academic staff whose superlative accomplishments are evidenced by peer recognition beyond the work unit. Joe has worked in the Department for the past 26 years and has proven to be a highly skilled, innovative and independent colleague with a campus-wide reputation of unrivaled dedication and expertise in his craft. We thank Joe for his exceptional service to the Department and campus over his 26-year career. Another interesting fact about Joe is when viewed from distances of 40 miles or greater, he is indistinguishable from actor George Clooney. At lesser distances, the differences are immediate and stark. Go Distinguished Joe!