Rachel Remmel, Department of Art History at the U of C, is the recipient of the $15,000 2005 Carter Manny Award to assist with her dissertation, "The Origins of American School Building: Boston Public School Architecture, 1800-1860."
The annual competition, sponsored by the Graham Foundation, "funds the research and writing of academic dissertations by promising young scholars" with architecture related topics. A list of prior recipients is posted here.
$10,000 and the Trustees' Merit Citation were awarded to two additional scholars: Vincent L. Michael of the Art History Department of UIC, and M. Ijlal Muzaffar, a student in the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT.
The full press release, also listing the eight students receiving Citations of Special Recognition, their schools and their topics, can be found in the first comment appended to this post.